Jennifer Nance, Esq.
Jennifer Nance, Esq. is a Founding Trustee at The Grayson School, and has spent most of her professional career advocating for the rights of special education and gifted education students and their families.
Ms. Nance earned her J.D. from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law and holds an undergraduate B.A. degree in English from Hendrix College. Ms. Nance has also presented nationally on gifted education, including at the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Annual Convention and the Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) Annual Conference. Her recent work includes co-authoring a chapter on legal issues in gifted education in the University of Denver’s Perspectives in Gifted Education: Legal Issues (Vol. 7), as well as a chapter in NAGC’s Guide to State Policies in Gifted Education (2nd ed.). In her prior work with AmeriCorps, she supervised and trained members delivering after-school services and civics-based curriculum to more than 600 students across 16 different schools in the Philadelphia area.
Ms. Nance is privileged to have served in various roles at Grayson, including In-House Counsel, Director of Admissions, and Founding Co-Director. Her leadership and experience across functions is instrumental in developing the organizational processes that enable continued growth and development of our school.