Jen Bertrand-LaDuke has worked as an elementary teacher since 2000. Currently, she is a third grade teacher at Hartford University School in the Milwaukee Public School district. Over the past ten years she has also taught at UW-Milwaukee’s Mini-Courses Saturday Academy. Since 2002, she has spent her summers teaching for College for Kids & Teens. Along with teaching children she has recently served as an Instructor for the UW-Milwaukee School of Education. She is a graduate from UW-Milwaukee with a bachelor’s in education for grades first through eighth, and a graduate from National-Louis with a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction.