Jennifer M. Johnson is responsible for assisting the Director with the management of child care workforce licensure, NC Pre-K services, subsidy services, and quality contracts. She works closely with the Division Director to ensure the Division’s goals and mission are accomplished. She is an integral part of the Division’s management team and assist with the overall Division policy and quality initiative efforts. Jennifer also represents the Division Director as required to include representing the Division on Department committees, work groups and task forces and works with other DHHS divisions and partners and may act as the Division’s liaison with groups concerning issues related to child development services and other initiatives.
Jennifer holds a MEd Special Education degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a BS in Elementary Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has taught in the community college system for twenty years. Prior to her experience at this level, Jennifer has taught in public and private schools in Greensboro, Graham, Raleigh, and Charlotte. She was the director of a drop-in child care facility for 3 years and prior to that kept children in her home.