Language During Mealtime

Interview with Jennifer Beland, Author of Buster the Delicate Poodle

July 15, 2019

Author and educator, Jennifer Beland has 20 years of experience as a teacher and administrator of children with disabilities and within the mental health field. She holds a Masters of Education from Cambridge College and a B.S. in Psychology from Bridgewater State College. She has worked in both a school setting with students with disabilities, as well as within a private hospital setting.  She has also served as Fellow to the College of Education Teacher Preparation Advisory Board at University of Massachusetts, Lowell. 

Buster, the Delicate Doodle is the first of a picture book series to be used by counselors, parents, and teachers within a whole-classroom setting grades 2-5. Additional lessons are designed to integrate social emotional learning with Common Core ELA reading and writing standards.

 On her website, Jennifer has links to articles and also tips on self-awareness, recognizing strengths and identifying emotions.

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