Jayna Jenkins, EdD
Coordinator, Student Support Services Project
Jayna is currently facilitating state-level efforts related to Florida’s integrated multi-tiered system in the role of Coordinator for the Student Support Services Project, which is a collaborative effort between the University of South Florida and the Florida Department of Education.
Previously, Jayna served as district RtI coach and classroom teacher in Brevard County Public Schools. She then pursued working with a variety of stakeholders in the Florida Department of Education as well as district and school leadership teams. Additionally, Jayna facilitated bureau leadership teams with vision and mission statement development, results-driven strategic planning and goal setting, and data-based planning and problem solving.
Jayna also provided technical assistance on several work groups across bureau staff and discretionary projects, including supporting the work of Bureau of Exceptional Student Education, Just Read, Florida!, Bureau of School Improvement, Federal Programs, Bureau of Educator Recruitment, Development and Retention, Florida PS/RtI Project, and Florida PBS. Other responsibilities included technical assistance and legislative bill analysis for the Department of Education as assigned, which includes analyzing proposed legislative language, identifying current statute and policies related to proposed bills, and impact of potential legislation.