Jeanette Luedders Jones, PhD

Early Childhood Specialist, Solano Community College

Jeanette Luedders Jones, PhD, is a credentialed early childhood special education teacher in California and completed her doctoral degree in infant and early childhood development with an emphasis in mental health and developmental disorders from Fielding Graduate University. Over her 18-year early childhood career, Dr. Luedders Jones has taught and coached in inclusive preschool classrooms and provided early intervention services to families of infants and toddlers with developmental delays. She currently facilitates a course about children with special needs at Solano Community College and offers local (Solano Family and Children Services) and state (California Association for the Education of Young Children) workshops for parents and early childhood providers on various topics including interoceptive awareness, reflective practice, inclusive practices, and trauma-informed practices. Dr. Luedders Jones’ current projects include facilitating reflective dialogue on interoceptive awareness and reflective practice with Child Start, Inc., staff through a First 5 Grant and continuing to develop training opportunities to enhance interoceptive awareness in young children.