Jeri Ann Williams has over 12 years of public school teaching and experience in grades 4, 6, 7 and 8. She has taught in Loudoun County since 2000. Currently, she is the Spectrum, gifted and talented, teacher/educator and facilitator for grades 6, 7 and 8 at Belmont Ridge Middle School. Prior to this time, she had careers in research and development, telecommunications, engineering and private consulting.
Also, she is an adjunct professor at National Louis University (NLU) (satellite branches in the Washington, DC area) located in Evanston, IL. NLU was the first school to educate kindergarten teachers in the United States. In the DC area, the university specializes in graduate and undergraduate degrees in business management and leadership. Professor Williams, since 1990, has taught business and individual communications – public speaking and writing skills, leadership, strategic planning, marketing, ethics, human resources, problem solving and organizational behavior to business and military personnel. Along with this, coaching individuals at all ages from elementary through the university level in writing and public speaking completes her educational experience.
In 2007, Ms. Williams was nominated for the Disney Teacher of the Year award and in 2006 she received a Teacher of the Year leadership and service award from NLU.