Professional Learning With Dr. Jennifer McCarty Plucker

Professional Learning With Dr. Jennifer McCarty Plucker

Transform your teaching and learning methodology with the professional insight of Dr. Jennifer McCarty Plucker.

Jennifer McCarty Plucker

Jennifer McCarty Plucker, Ed. D.

Literacy and Professional Learning Consultant

Jennifer McCarty Plucker received her doctoral degree in Educational Leadership with research focused on adolescent engagement/motivation and accelerated literacy growth. Her research has been recognized in ASCD’s Educational Leadership, by the International Literacy Association, and the Southern Regional Education Board’s High Schools That Work. She has over 20 years of education experience as a teaching and learning coordinator, ESL coordinator, K-12 intervention specialist, English/speech teacher, reading specialist, speech coach, past president of the Minnesota Reading Association, adjunct instructor, and literacy consultant. Dr. McCarty Plucker is excited to join the Mackin team partnering with districts to provide coaching, guidance, professional learning, world class tools, and leadership customized for the students they serve.

Transform Your Teaching & Learning

We Listen

We Listen

As a true partner in the pursuit to provide meaningful education and using the principles of appreciative inquiry, we begin by taking the time to listen first to fully understand your goals, needs, and vision.

We Research & Evaluate

We Research & Evaluate

We will partner with your organization for data collection, analysis, and alignment to high impact learning theories. We will work together to evaluate the data to inform the next steps in the continuous improvement process.

We Recommend

We Recommend

Assessing your needs, we will provide recommendations for professional learning, systems adjustments, and materials/tools necessary to propel your organization forward.

We Develop

We Develop

Together we will customize professional learning modules and an implementation plan including partnering for the creation of standards-aligned unit maps, inquiry-infused lesson development, scope and sequence, and effective assessment plans.

We Reflect & Revise

We Reflect & Revise

Woven throughout the partnership are opportunities for reflection and revision in an efficient, organized, and informed manner.

We Deliver

We Deliver

Throughout the process, we are committed to efficiency, customer service, and ease. Our goal is to deliver the highest-quality service and products, aligned to your vision and goals.

Menu of Services

Transformative teaching and learning: continuous improvement planning and implementation for curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
Customized resource development for inspired core curriculum, supplemental materials, and intervention services.
Keynote addresses on topics related to literacy, text, inquiry, and teacher leadership.
Literacy focused professional learning (on site, blended, or online) on topics such as redefining literacy and text, engagement and motivation, role of digital in a literacy rich environment, high impact intervention, and more.

Areas of Expertise

  • Classroom Libraries
  • Curriculum Solutions
  • Inquiry & Project Based Learning
  • Summer & Take Home Reading
  • Text Sets
  • Intervention
  • Custom Solutions
  • Holistic Approach
  • Leveled Libraries
  • Balanced Literacy
  • Supplemental Curriculum Materials
  • Personalized Learning

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Email or download Jennifer’s brochure for more information about her services.

jennifer.mp@mackin.com

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