Jennifer Rodriguez, PBS Kids

As Content Manager for PBS KIDS Ready To Learn, Jennifer Rodriguez oversees content development for these award-winning websites: Curious George, Super Why!, and Dinosaur Train. She is also project lead in the development of math-focused transmedia content for kids ages 2-8. Current projects include PBS KIDS’ first augmented reality mobile app, its first SMART Table app, over thirty interactive whiteboard games, HTML5 games, and iOS content for tablet and phone.  Her past projects include: PBS KIDS Island and PBS KIDS GO!’s The Great Word Quest – both online, literacy-focused experiences funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Ready To Learn grant.

Before coming to PBS KIDS, Rodriguez worked at WGBH Interactive in Boston, supporting the development of these popular PBS websites: Masterpiece Theater, Antiques Roadshow, Fetch! with ruff ruffman, Curious George, Arthur, and Zoom. Rodriguez has also worked closely with low-income populations teaching English to refugee youth and civil and legal rights to Central American migrant farmworkers.  She holds both a B.A. from Harvard University and an Ed.M. in Technology in Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education.