Rosemarie has been with United Opt Out from the beginning of our journey. She has attended every national UOO event and has been by our side the last four years as we have grown and increased our efforts to resist corporate education reform and reclaim and improve public schools for all children.
Here is a brief bio on Rosemarie:
Rosemarie Jensen is a former teacher and currently a parent activist. She received her M. Ed. from the University of Florida and taught K-1 for ten years in both Alachua and Broward Counties. In addition, she trained teachers in Alachua and surrounding counties in Math Their Way and later worked as a K-2 literacy trainer for teachers in Broward County. In the past 15 years she has been an active participant in her local schools and has worked to end high stakes testing and corporate reforms. She has been involved in community, state and national efforts to support public education and teachers. She has opted her son out of FCAT for the past three years in Florida.