Jacob Werblow began his career as a middle school teacher in inner-city Los Angeles and San Francisco. While completing his Ph.D. from the University of Oregon, Jacob served on the leadership team that developed the first arts-based, community-run charter school (A3) in Springfield, OR. After leaving Oregon, Jacob then served as an educational consultant in the Middle East. Since joining the faculty at Central Connecticut State University in 2007, Jacob has presented his research at numerous national, regional, and local conferences and has become a prolific grant writer for programs supporting urban youth.
Having published manuscripts in numerous peer reviewed journals including The High School Journal, Multicultural Perspectives, American Secondary Education, Equity and Excellence in Education, and Rethinking Schools, Jacob's current areas of research are bilingual education, school equity, and test and measurement.
Jacob has received multiple honors for his teaching, including being selected as the 2016 Harber Fellow of Education and Entrepreneurship at Wesleyan University. He is also an advisor to the Connecticut Center for Nonviolence and an invited member of the National Prevention Science Coalition to Improve Lives (NPSC).
Jacob was born and raised in Durham, CT. and currently lives with his wife and three daughters in West Hartford, CT.
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