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Jodi Polefrone Weber

  • Associate Director of Professional Development, Center for Latino Achievement and Success in Education

Portrait of Jodi Weber

Contact Information

Office Location

125H Aderhold Hall
110 Carlton Street
Athens, Georgia 30602


Jodi Weber joined CLASE in the winter of 2013. She was a public school educator, serving as an elementary and high school special education teacher for 14 years, and as an elementary school administrator for 18 years. Jodi Weber's work with CLASE has focused on the IES project: Improving the Teaching and Learning of English Language Learners: The Instructional Conversation Model. She works closely with Dr. Paula Mellom in developing, planning, and implementing professional development for teachers across the state of Georgia in the culturally responsive pedagogy, Instructional Conversations. Additionally, Ms. Weber liaises with District personnel to maintain strong relationships and communication between the Center and schools.


Degree Concentration Institution Year
EdS Education University of Georgia 1989
MA Education University of Illinois 1984
BS Education Bowling Green State University 1980