Dr. Jennifer Preimesberger

Innovative leader possessing strong organizational, management, human relations and leadership skills. Extensive experience in the fields of PK-12 and higher education. Effective oral and written communicator. Exercise high levels of diplomacy when working with a range of university constituents. Skills encompassing financial planning and analysis, forecasting, budget management, administrative policy development and implementation, human resource management and strategic planning.

Earned a Doctorate in Leadership Education, Master of Education in Curriculum and Instructional Design and a Bachelor of Arts, Diversified Liberal Arts Education. Possesses a current California Professional Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and Clear Administrative Credential.

Faculty member in the Sanford College of Education, Teacher Education Department and Co-Director of the Center for innovation, Development, Evaluation and Research (CIDER). The Center serves as an organizing framework and management clearinghouse for a number of initiatives that have been adopted by the Sanford College of Education. The affiliates of the Center conduct research, develop educational resources, and advocate and foster collaboration for improving education. oversee and engage in several initiatives, most of which involve other organizations and agencies. Establish several new alliances, official partnerships and professional development and grant opportunities, as well as manage special projects that include the Sanford College of Education
San Diego Showcase Schools for the Sanford programs.
Founder and chief administrator for the University of San Diego, English Language Academy. Developed multilevel curriculum that supported students to successfully attain academic and linguistic proficiency to facilitate entrance into U.S. colleges and universities.
School principal in the Diocese of San Diego. Oversaw and managed total school program. Supervised, evaluated and mentored professional personnel and auxiliary support staff. Provided instructional leadership. Tracked and assured quality standards in student achievement and monitored the financial operations of the school.
Taught second and third grades. Developed curriculum and lesson plans. Implemented a variety of teaching approaches to meet the needs of students, learning styles and to enhance the overall educational experience.
Served as an Evaluator for the Diocese of San Diego to review and assess school’s Self Study Report prior to site visit. Evaluated school through onsite observations and interviews. Presented commendations and made recommendations for Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) for term of accreditation.


  • Association of California School Administrators
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • NAFSA: Association of International Educators
  • National Catholic Educational Association
Dr. Jennifer Preimesberger

Contact Information

Dr. Jennifer Preimesberger

College: Sanford College of Education

Department: Teacher Education

[email protected]

(858) 642-8813

Torrey Pines South Campus


University of San Diego - EDD - Leadership Studies