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Jenny Walker

Dr. Jenny Walker (Ph.D., Educational Psychology, Arizona State University) leads the Arizona Department of Education’s School Safety Program, a $32 million state-funded grant that places school resource officers, juvenile probation officers, school counselors, and school social workers on public school campuses across Arizona to meet the goals of promoting and enhancing safe and effective learning environments for all students. Dr. Walker also served as the Co-Project Investigator for Developing Knowledge about What Works in School Safety, a $5 million National Institute of Justice- funded research partnership between the Arizona Department of Education and the University of Arizona to evaluate the impact of school resource officers on school climate, and is the Chair of the Arizona School Safety Task Force.