Jennifer Boss, MSW, is the Director of the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning at ZERO TO THREE.
Jennifer has worked in the early care and education field for 20 years, as the director of the former Early Head Start National Resource Center, a trainer and technical assistance provider, a home visitor and child development specialist. Prior to her work in the early care and education field, Jennifer spent several years working as a mental health clinician, providing mental health services to children and families in homes, schools and clinics. Jennifer has co-authored articles and book chapters, as well as conducted numerous trainings on the subject of early childhood development and early childhood mental health. She received a BA from University of Virginia, an MSW from Howard University, and completed post-graduate clinical training at the Yale University Child Study Center and the Washington School of Psychiatry in Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health.