Getting to know JENN
HAWAII, USA - Jennifer Sagon-Taeza, EdD is the founder and Executive Director of REAL Innovative Connections. Jenn holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership, specializing in Curriculum Instruction and Assessment. She has created many innovative educational programs geared toward the history of Hawaiʻi, World War II in the Pacific, and Peace Education. These educational programs have supported youth, educators, and life-long learners globally.
Jenn is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) Intermediary for Hawaii Workforce Pipeline and leads Work-Based Learning Opportunities for the Honolulu District Department of Education. As an intermediary, she connects educators and students with community partners to bring relevant and real-world experiences to the classroom.
Jenn has received many accolades in the past few years for her hard work and dedication. Her programs have gained national and international attention for bringing awareness of often forgotten historical observations of World War II. She has also developed successful school readiness programs for incoming kindergarteners. She is currently working on publishing her first children’s book series.