Dr. Jennifer Aiken Fulton has a been working with children, adolescents, parents, and families for over 35 years. After graduating from the University of Delaware with a degree in International Relations, she trained and received a teaching certificate through the American Montessori Society assuming leadership roles and advocating for respectful education for young children and supporting a peace curriculum.
Jennifer changed careers after over 17 active years in Montessori education and received her Master’s from Bryn Mawr College’s Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research with an additional certificate from Pennsylvania Department of Education as a Home and School Visitor.
She was a school social worker in a Pennsylvania public school district, working with identified students in grades 6-12. During that time Jennifer earned a Doctorate in Social Work at the University of Pennsylvania researching the Montessori method’s efficacy with young children with high functioning autism. She was with the school district for 17 years before choosing to leaving to pursue private practice. She continues to learn about children, their families, and best practice for supporting this population.