The Children’s Guild named Jenny Livelli director of continuous quality improvement. Livelli joins The Children’s Guild with more than 15 years of experience in administration and education focused on students with special needs.
“Jenny worked as a consultant with The Children’s Guild this past year to facilitate leadership of the special education program at Monarch Academy Baltimore and exemplified the qualities we look for in a director of continuous quality improvement. We’re excited to officially welcome her to the organization and we look forward to her continued leadership,” said Andrew L. Ross, president of The Children’s Guild.
Before Livelli joined The Children’s Guild, she owned and consulted for Kids First Educational and Behavioral Consultants, which provides educational and behavioral consultation services to families and private schools working with children with special needs. Previously, she was a senior school administrator at Sheppard Pratt Health Systems in Towson and focused on compliance and risk management, program development and school leadership. Livelli also held positions including vice president and director of administration and program development at Koba Institute Inc. in Silver Spring.
Livelli remains involved with the Maryland State Department of Education, the Maryland Association of Nonpublic Special Education Facilities and the National Association of Private Special Education Centers. She holds an advanced professional certificate from the Maryland State Department of Education as well as certificates from Life Space Crisis Intervention Inc., Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports and the Crisis Prevention Institute.
Livelli holds a Master of Education in school administration and supervision from Loyola University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English and a Deaf and Hard of Hearing Teacher Licensure B-12 from University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Livelli lives in Baltimore.
TranZed Alliance is a nonprofit organization serving children, families and child-serving organizations and is dedicated to transforming how America educates and cares for its children through education, behavioral health and national training and consultation services. Affiliates of TranZed Alliance include The Children’s Guild, Monarch Academy Public Charter Schools, TranZed Academy for Working Students, TranZed Apprenticeships Services, The Children’s Guild D.C. Public Charter School, TranZed Institute, the National At Risk Education Network, the TranZed Alliance Conference Center and The National Children’s Guild Fund. (www.childrensguild.org)