NLCSD Fellows

Jenna Voss

Jenna Voss

Washington University in St. Louis  D/HH

Jenna Voss is a National Leadership Consortium in Sensory Disabilities fellow in her first year of PhD studies in the Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. Research interests include early intervention, serving children and families living in poverty, and evidence-based practice in listening and spoken language programs.

Voss holds degrees from Fontbonne University, in St. Louis, MO in Deaf Education (BA) and Early Intervention in Deaf Education (MA). Voss taught preschool for three years at the Omaha Hearing School for Children in Omaha, Nebraska. During this time she helped to coordinate the Campaign for Healthy Hearing in Kids, providing hearing screenings to over 2,000 children in area childcare centers. Voss was also involved in a pilot project with Karen Rossi, MA, CED, author of the Learn To Talk Around The Clock® at Childcare program, training over one hundred ninety childcare providers on a systematic way to help children learn to listen and talk while in their care.

Currently, Voss is employed by CID-Central Institute for the Deaf as a parent counselor in the Joanne Parrish Knight Family Center. She is a part-time instructor in the Communication Disorders Program at Fontbonne University. Voss holds teacher of the deaf/hard of hearing and early childhood/special education certifications; she is credentialed with the early intervention programs both in Missouri and Illinois.