Jena then entered the business world, working as marketing consultant, website designer and attained her Google Sempo Certification. In her spare time, she helped her husband to develop his Music Technology curriculum, and assisted other teachers in his school with learning and implementing educational technology programs.
Finding her way back to education full time, Jena became an instructional coach and professional development specialist at META solutions. There she helped to develop a week long program that hosted Superintendents and Principals and allowed them to develop a school vision for implementing Personalized Learning in their districts. She coached with five different districts in grades ranging from Kindergarten through 12th grade, on implementing Blended Learning, Personalized Learning and Project Based Learning Units. She also created customized professional development activities for districts on many subjects, including Blended Learning, Personalized Learning, Google Apps for Education, Formative Assessment Tools, Creating Data Notebooks, PBL, and more. Jena is a certified as a Lego Educator Trainer, PMI (Project Management Institute), VEX IQ Robotics, and has worked with over 80 Educational Technology programs.