Meet the Instructor
Wendy Jans is a coach consultant, trainer and instructor at Cultivate Learning in the University of Washington's College of Education. She is committed to providing support, consultation and professional development for early-learning coaches. As a former coach, Jans knows how challenging the work can be, and she is thrilled to offer early-learning coaches professional development. As an instructor, Jans takes a coach-approach in the feedback she provides on student work.
Jans has worked in a variety of early-learning settings — primarily Early Head Start and Head Start — as a supervisor, trainer and consultant. Her work with Early Head Start and Head Start also includes coaching and consultation for home visitors, teachers and supervisors.