Staff Spotlight

Jennifer Tan

Education Specialist

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ES Name

Jennifer Tan

ES Position

Education Specialist

What did you do prior to SSCS?

Middle School Music Teacher, Elementary School Principal, GATE Specialist, Homeschooling Consultant, University Professor

How long have you been with SSCS?

Just started! And, a parent with SSCS since 2008.

Where did you grow up?

Chester, California (near Mt. Lassen)

Where did you go to college?

BA, UC Davis | MA, Teaching & Admin Credentials, Chapman University

Where do you live?

Davis

What areas do you serve for SSCS?

Yolo County

What do you think is/are the best thing(s) about SSCS?

Strong commitment to parent choice, and flexible support for a variety of learning styles and methods.

Do (did) you homeschool your kids?

Yes! Our four children have been homeschooled on and off over the past 16 years.

What is your favorite curriculum?

BEarth Institute's Earthschooling

What is your favorite read aloud book?

Rumble in the Jungle, Giles Andreae

What is your favorite field trip?

Monterey Bay Aquarium

What is your area of expertise?

Waldorf education, music education & fiber arts

What is your dream summer vacation?

Cabin in the woods near Lake Almanor or Tomales Bay with the family.

What is your favorite subject to teach?

Music

What do you like to do in your free time?

Crochet, knit, spin, weave, garden, forage wild herbs

What is something interesting about yourself that many people might not know?

I have run a wedding business with my husband for over 20 years -- planning, officiating, live music. We started this business playing flute and harp for weddings!

Contact Us

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4535 Missouri Flat Road, Suite 1A Placerville, CA 95667
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Counties Served

Butte
Colusa
Placer
Sacramento
Sutter
Yolo
Yuba

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Accreditation

ACS WASC Accredited
WASC Accredited
Independent Study
Individualized Learning Plans
Parent Choice