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Jeanette Estrada

Jeanette Estrada is the Site Manager of the Jumpstart program for the Egan Office of Urban Education and Community Partnerships. She has been part of the Jumpstart program for eight years and oversees the recruitment and training of DePaul students to help develop the language and literacy skills of preschool children living in under-resourced communities. Part of her work includes developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with partner schools in the West Town, North Lawndale and Pilsen communities. Jeanette has also worked with community organizations such as Logan Square Neighborhood Association, where she conducted research on Kindergarten readiness, specifically focusing on immigrant families from the Greater Logan Square Area. Jeanette was a first-generation college student and holds a B.A. in Psychology from DePaul University with a concentration focus on Human Development and a Minor in Early Childhood Education.