Chrsitine Jax
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Dr. Christine Jax is a tech savvy innovator, cultural connector, published author, and international public speaker and trainer. She has appeared as an expert commentator on CNN, ABC News, and a Discovery documentary; and she was quoted in Time Magazine, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Education Week, and the National Journal.


Dr. Jax is privileged to have been mentioned by President Clinton and President George W. Bush in nationally televised speeches.


Chrsitine Jax

Chrsitine Jax
Chrsitine Jax

About Christine


Dr. Christine Jax grew-up and raised a family in Minnesota and now lives in South Florida. She has a Ph.D. in Education Policy and Administration, an M.A. in Public Administration, and a B.A. in Child Psychology.


She is best known for being the Commissioner of Education for the State of Minnesota from 1999-2003. During her tenure as Minnesota’s education chief, student test scores improved and many education reforms were implemented, including web-based student performance reporting and alternative teacher compensation options.


Her leadership experience includes top administrative positions in higher education and non-profits, including at the C-level; founding and operating a school for homeless children; conducting legal and educational research; and providing education and training nationally and internationally. Dr. Jax’s expertise is in teacher and administrator education, curriculum and program development, evaluation and assessment, online and mobile delivery, and management and leadership training.


Christine was honored to meet both President Bill Clinton and President George W. Bush, each will in office, and to be mentioned by them in nationally-televised speeches.


Christine and her husband Jesus Castillo are active golfers, SCUBA divers, ballroom dancers, downhill skiers, world travelers, and wine aficionados. Jesus, who was born in Cuba, goes by “Zeus” and is a decorated Miami-Dade paramedic and firefighter. They have seven children and four grandchildren.


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Featured Publications

The Seven Stages of An Enlightened Teacher

Writing


Christine is a published author who has written and published two non-fiction books and a variety of mainstream articles on diverse topics, such as leadership, management, education, parenting, moral development, and religious philosophy. Some of her work can be seen at GlobalPost. Synonym, Seattle pi, ModernMom, TheBump, Livestrong, and eHow.


She is also published in the academic arena in such areas as education law, public policy, and teacher education.


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Speaking


Christine has decades of experiences delivering engaging speeches to a vast array of groups nationally and internationally, including educators, business executives, and government officials. She has spoken to groups as small as five and as large as 4,000. She can research and develop a speech to meet your needs. She specializes in connecting analysis and research with practical needs and then delivering the salient points in a compelling manner that includes wit and humor.


Please send all inquires and requests for speaking engagements to WilderAssociates@yahoo.com
Lorelei Wilder & Associates





Chrsitine Jax

Chrsitine Jax

Consulting


Christine has appeared as an expert commentator on CNN, ABC News, and a Discovery documentary; and she was quoted in Time Magazine, The Washington Post, The New York Times,The Wall Street Journal, Education Week, and the National Journal.


Christine is an experienced executive who has worked in the private, public, and non-profit sectors where she has overseen budgets from 40 million to 8 billion dollars and has overseen thousands of employees.


Dr. Jax and her team can provide consulting services on the following topics:

Education systems improvement
Online delivery development and implementation
Instructional design
Policy and training development
Organizational performance improvement
Strategic and tactical planning

Dr. Jax and her team can also provide the following services:


Creation and production of education programs, courses, and training modules
Development of corresponding web delivery systems and mobile apps
Design and publication of education and informational materials, including training and policy manuals