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elevAted Classrooms Grow from "surviving to thriving"

Because empowering Educators elevates the Whole Educational Community

elevatEd Classrooms Offers Innovative Support for Teacher Leaders

elevatEd SEL PD

elevatEd STEM PD

elevatEd Consulting

elevatEd Classrooms SEL Workshops help Teachers and Ed Leaders thrive by meeting their own needs, as well as all Learners in the Classroom. Our PD workshops and student activities help increase resiliency and student performance.

elevatEd STEM helps teachers “elevate” their technical teaching engagement to improve student performance and teacher effectiveness. Our Coaches provide innovative and practical classroom strategies.

elevatEd Consulting offers School Leaders and Administrators peace of mind when navigating school policies while Reimagining School. We’ll work with you to create and implement innovative solutions for your unique school and district.

"COVID-19 has been challenging on our educational system in ways that we never imagined. Thank you, elevatEd Classrooms, for providing a timely training for our Leadership Team to help tap into ways to provide support and energize our leadership. Your custom and adaptable approach is just what is needed in these unique times."
Dr. Leighangela Brady
Superintendent National School District

elevatEd Classrooms Works To...

Increase Student Performance

Whether in a virtual classroom or in person, student performance matters. ElevatEd Classrooms provides customized workshops and activities in social-emotional learning to help educators and parents better connect and support their students.

Enhance Teacher Effectiveness & Resiliency

Strong teachers increase student performance and school reputation. From adapting lesson plans and activities to building teacher strength and confidence in online and in-person classrooms, elevatEd Classrooms will create tailored solutions to your school’s needs and enhance teacher performance.

Solve the Toughest Problems Facing Your School

Whether you’re drafting reopening policies for schools, designing new programs to improve performance or simply just need a hand, elevatEd Classrooms consultants are ready to help create                innovative solutions to any challenge your school faces.

Who We Are Makes a Difference

Our Mission

Our Mission

To empower educators with ongoing support to elevate classrooms from "surviving to thriving".

Our Vision

Our Vision

A future of learning where all students have access to high-quality educators, teacher voice is valued, and the Whole Educational Community thrives.

Jaclyn Sarnese, MSEd

Founder & CEO, elevatEd Classrooms™

Jaclyn Sarnese has almost a decade of experience working in education. She started her career as a biology teacher in New Jersey, developing a biomedical sciences magnet program within her first few years. Jaclyn pursued an M.S.Ed in education policy from the University of Pennsylvania, which has fueled her drive to advocate for increased support for teachers through policy and high-quality professional learning. Her drive is what will help improve your school and students’ performance.

Our Insights & Thoughts

Let's Work Together to elevate Your Whole Educational Community

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Paula Blanco, MAT

Paula Blanco is currently a bilingual  kindergarten teacher at a dual-immersion school. Paula first received a bachelor’s degree in foreign language teaching and in infant education. Paula found her passion teaching and went back for a MAT Spanish (teaching Spanish as a second language).  After her education, Paula moved from Spain to the United States. Ms. Blanco is an experienced teacher with 9+ years of classroom experience.

Amiee Masters Altman, MsEd

Aimee Masters Altman is currently a middle school language arts teacher in southern New Jersey.  As a teacher with over 13 years experience, she has worked as a Kindergarten-6th grade Library-Media Specialist, a 3rd grade inclusion teacher, as well as a middle school language arts teacher.  Mrs. Altman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Sociology with a concentration in health and medicine and a minor in Women’s Studies.  During her time at UPenn, she found her passion for teaching while working the Extended School Year program for students with special needs.  She then went on to earn her Master’s degree in Education in Reading/Writing/Literacy with a certification as a Reading Specialist from the University of Pennsylvania School of Education.  She continued her education for a Library-Media Specialist certification at Rutgers University.  Mrs. Altman has sat on many committees to analyze, select, and write curriculum.

Korey Sewell, PhD

Dr. Korey Sewell , founder of Hands-On Technology Education, is a professional engineer and educator specializing in Computer Science & Engineering. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Michigan (2012) and his Bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Riverside (2004). His professional background consists of work at places such as Intel, Apple, Qualcomm and MIPS Technologies with interests in Microprocessors, CPU Workloads, and Simulation Methodology. As an educator, Dr. Sewell aspires for Hands-On Technology to continue to fulfill its mission of empowering the K-12 demographic with innovative, practical, and affordable technology-based activities (summer camps, workshops, and after-school programs).

Jacqueline Masters, EDS, MA

Jacqueline received her Ed.S and M.A. degree in School Psychology from Rowan University and her B.S. degree in Psychology from Drexel University. She is currently certified in New Jersey and practices full time in the public school system. She has been working with the elementary and middle school students for 6+ years. She works to consult and collaborate with teachers, parents, and students to maximize their education and social experience. Additionally she completes cognitive and behavioral assessments as part of the Special Education process. She specializes in educating students, teachers, and parents on a variety of disorders such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, Autism, Specific Learning Disabilities, as well mood disorders and various developmental disorders.