Jeff Henning-Smith

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Editorial Team, CLE


Jeff Henning-Smith is a Lecturer in the Elementary Education and Social Studies program areas in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Minnesota. He previously taught elementary and middle grades for thirteen years. Jeff has led professional development for teachers, mentored pre- and in-service teachers, and developed and facilitated training for mentor teachers working with beginning teachers. He has been responsible for coordinating school-wide academic intervention programs and assessment programs and has experience in PK-8 classrooms, PK-8 administration, pre- and in-service teacher mentoring, educational leadership roles, and in collaborating in the coordination of a clinical field experience program for beginning teachers.