Chief Human Resources Officer
Chief Human Resources Officer Dr. Jennifer Collier has served as an educator in Kansas City Public Schools for 16 years. She's been a teacher, assistant principal, principal and Director of Human Resources. Ms. Collier earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas, Masters of Arts in education from Avila University, Educational Specialist in educational leadership from UMKC, and completed her doctoral degree from UMKC. She also completed the National Institute of School Leaders (NISL) program and is a certified NISL trainer. In this role, she has provided training for educators and school leaders across the state of Missouri. Jennifer is also PHR (Professional of Human Resources) certified as she leads the very critical work of the Human Resources department in KCPS.
Ms. Collier comes from a family of educators and education has always played an integral role in her life. She is very passionate about education and believes that all children deserve access to a quality education, as it has the power to unlock doors of experience and opportunities that would otherwise be closed. In her role as Chief Human Resources Officer, she is dedicated to securing a workforce that has the capacity, will and dedication to provide a quality educational experience for the children and families of Kansas City Public Schools.