College Counselor; English Teacher; Community and Equity Team Member
Making great strides in her quest to have tried every job at Concord Academy, Jen Cardillo enthusiastically joined the College Counseling Office in her fourteenth year at CA. Back in 1997, Jen began her career at CA as the school’s Financial Aid Director and then served as CA's Director of Admission. After adding Mommy to her list of titles, Jen returned to her classroom roots, teaching English, as she has here ever since. From 2007-2011, Jen served as CA's Assistant Dean for Community & Equity and she remains a member of the school's Community & Equity team. College Counseling is, for Jen, a confluence of elements she loved about many of her previous roles, which have also included, at various times during her twenty years in education, field hockey coach, history teacher, Freshman Dean, flute teacher, and indoor track official. She came to Massachusetts long ago from her home state of Missouri to attend Harvard College and has been here ever since. Jen met her husband, Charlie, in a college a capella singing group. They have two kids, ages 14 and 10. Jen loves music, studying languages, and great restaurants.