Jen Maddux is Director of Education for Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (Richmond, VA) whose mission is to provide diverse local and world-class performing arts, transformative arts education experiences for students of all ages and inspirational venues—all to strengthen the cultural and economic vitality of the Greater Richmond region. Jen has spent the majority of her career serving in Henrico County Public Schools. She got her start as a middle school chorus teacher and then transitioned into Instructional Technology at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Most recently, she served in school leadership as an Associate Principal in Henrico County Public Schools. Through the years, she has also performed with various local theater companies and directed at both public and private middle schools. Jen has degrees in Music Education/Voice and Educational Leadership.