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 professional development to early learning coaches. As an instructor, Jans takes a coach-approach style to 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.