Jill Siefken

  • Instructor of Education- Literacy/Early Childhood

B.S., Elementary Education, Iowa State University; M.A., Professional Educator, Morningside College; Licensure, Iowa PK-12 Principal/Supervisor of Special Education, Viterbo University

Jill taught various elementary grade levels for 17 years before joining Prairie Lakes Area Education Center (PLAEA) in 2013 as a School Improvement Consultant. She works with K-12 teachers throughout PLAEA in the areas of literacy, MTSS, and school improvement.

After teaching as an adjunct instructor for one year at Buena Vista University's Fort Dodge site, Jill began working as Part-Time Faculty in Literacy/Early Childhood Education in 2016.


Writing Methods and Strategies, Literacy Foundations I, Literacy Foundations II, Literacy Methods and Field Experience, Elementary Student Teaching Supervisor