Jehanne Beaton Zirps

Education Specialist
Department of Curriculum and Instruction

CoordinatesExploring the Teaching Profession IExploring the Teaching Profession II 
Jehanne Beaton Zirps is the Coordinator for the DirecTrack to Teaching Program in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Minnesota. She earned a PhD in Social Studies Education and Teacher Education from the U of M and an MFA in Creative Writing from Hamline University. She has been a public school educator for 26 years, working mostly in highly diverse urban schools as a social studies teacher, instructional coach, and teacher leader.