Jen Roberts


Point Loma High

Jen Roberts is a Nationally Board Certified (NBCT) high school English teacher, with over 25 years of experience teaching English Language Arts and Social Science in grades 7-12. She has been teaching English at Point Loma High School since 2006, where she still enjoys the daily pleasure of working with 140+ students. In 2008 Jen became one of the first teachers in her district to have 1:1 laptops for her students. She pioneered best practices in digital pedagogy, online classroom management, and supporting student empowerment with technology. In 2011 Jen became a Google for Education Certified Innovator. Her co-authored book Power Up: Making the Shift to 1:1 Teaching and Learning with Diana Neebe was published by Stenhouse in 2015. From 2011-2021, Jen worked as adjunct faculty at the University of San Diego supporting pre-service teachers in courses that focused on literacy and technology. She has mentored dozens of student teachers, presented at conferences locally, nationally, and virtually. She has also been a guest on many podcasts. CUE named Jen their Outstanding Educator in 2022. She serves her district as a 1:1 Ambassador, and on the Technology Advisory Committee. Her current interests include standards based grading practices and teaching students about generative AI. You can find Jen on Threads @TheJenRoberts and catch up on the things working well in her classroom on her blog at