Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision, Ohio University
Master of Science in Education in School Counseling, University of Dayton
B.S., Education, Ohio Dominican University
Jenna Alvarez, Ph.D. is an Associate Clinical Professor at Miami University, developing a counseling training program. Before earning her doctorate, she worked as an elementary school counselor. Additionally, she worked as an intervention specialist at the same district's middle school and high school, where she became a school counselor. Dr. Alvarez has presented over 30 presentations at state, regional, and national conferences related to current and relevant topics for school counselors. She has four manuscripts under review or in development. Her passion for supporting practitioners extends to the macro-level through the publication of The Ultimate School Counselor’s Guide to Assessment and Data Collection, a book she co-authored with her colleague to continue to provide practitioner-focused resources. She has published in peer-reviewed school counseling journals on disability and trauma. She has been recognized for her outstanding mentorship and teaching.
The role of school counselors as advocates and leaders to support students with disabilities, trauma-informed schools, and neurodiversity.