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Jenifer Van Deusen

Jenifer holds a B.S in Early Education from Lesley University and Goddard College, an M.Ed. in Educational Administration from the University of Southern Maine, and the equivalent of another master's degree in curriculum, instruction and assessment from Sonoma State University. Meeting AS Neill, the founder of Summerhill, inspired Jen to go into education when he showed her that school could be about learning. Jen has been a classroom teacher, a state department of education specialist, a consultant designing statewide programs and services for teachers and schools, a curriculum director for a school district, an educational specialist in a family medicine residency and Director of Curriculum at UNE COM.   When she’s not working, you can find her out in nature, experimenting with technology, reading, gardening or exploring inner or outer frontiers.



University of Southern Maine


Board Certifications and Licenses

K-12 Prinicpal; K-12 Curriculum Coordinator; K-12 Assistant Superintendent



instruction and assessment

Interprofessional Education

SBIRT Champion


Addiction Medicine Education

Jenifer Van Deusen

Jenifer Van Deusen



Program Director, Maine PCSS-U

Interprofessional Education Coordinator

Executive Director, Coalition on Physician Education in Substance Use Disorders (COPE)

Biddeford Campus

Stella Maris 220

(207) 602-2057

On Campus