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Professional Writing Center Specialist (Specialties: writing for ED courses, research writing, improving reading comprehension, study skills, working with continuing ed and adult students.) 

"Working with students as they discover, develop, and refine their individual writing styles through frequent practice is always interesting and exciting."

Jean has a BA in English from University of Massachusetts and a master's in Education in Literacy from Lesley University. She began her educational career first teaching English in traditional high schools and next in an evening high school for adults. Jean went on to teach writing, creative writing, business communication, public speaking, and child development at the college level.  She also administered writing and math placement tests and led study skills workshops for adult students. In 2001, Jean became a Writing Specialist at Curry, where she also conducts workshops in study skills and writing for students and makes presentations to prospective students and their parents.