Jennifer Crider


Instructor, Director of Field Placement

B.S., MacMurray College; M.S. Bradley University

Jennifer Crider received her B.S. in Deaf Studies, Teacher Education from Mac Murray College and an M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction from Bradley University. She taught high school mathematics at the Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf, taught as a substitute teacher in almost every grade level and subject area, and taught Fine Arts & Movement at Valeska Hinton Early Childhood Center in Peoria, Illinois, before joining the Educational Studies department as an adjunct faculty member in January 2004.  She teaches curriculum courses, supervises student teachers and is certified in Illinois in the areas of deaf education (K-12) and elementary education (K-9); she has had additional training in the field of Dyslexia and Orton-Gillingham reading methods.