Podcast: Take Notes with Jen Rafferty

January 11, 2024

In this podcast, Jennifer speaks with Jen Rafferty about empowering educators through effective communication and dealing with hard conversations.


On Season 3 of the Take Notes podcast, you get to give yourself a permission slip to disrupt the status quo, reclaim your agency, and step into a world where you get to make yourself the priority in order to show up as your best-self. Host Jen Rafferty is a former music teacher, Emotional Intelligence Practitioner, mom of 2, and founder of Empowered Educator, and she’s been where you are.

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Jennifer Abrams

About Jennifer Abrams

Jennifer has been recognized as one of "21 Women All K-12 Educators Need to Know" by Education Week's 'Finding Common Ground' blog. She considers herself a "voice coach," helping others learn how to best use their voices – be it collaborating on a team, facilitating a group, coaching a colleague, supervising an employee and being an all around better human being in all types of interactions.

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    “Our school’s work with Jennifer Abrams has sown the seeds of stronger communication skills among the adults in the building. This has only served to strengthen the integrity of communication between staff and students as well. We’ve added her language to our expectations: honest, humane, and growth-producing conversations occur regularly.”

    Dr. Nancy Frey, Dean of Academic Affairs
    Health Sciences High and Middle College, San Diego, CA