Barbara Jentleson

Barbara Jentleson

Associate Professor of the Practice Emerita of Education

External address: 
213 W. Duke Bldg., Durham, NC 27705
Internal office address: 
Duke Box 90739, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 660-3081


Afterschool programs for at-risk students; Adapting instruction for special needs students; Alternative programming for students with behavior and learning problems


  • Ed.D., George Washington University 1991
  • M.A., George Washington University 1979
  • B.A., University of Georgia at Athens 1974

Jentleson, BC. Better Together: A model university-community partnership for urban youth. Teachers College Press, January 2011.

Jentleson, BC. "Developing University and Community Partnerships that Support Family Engagement in Out-of-School Time." Promising Practices for Family Engagement in Out-of-School-Time. Ed. H Krieder and H Westmoreland. IAP-Information Age Publishing, 2011. 150-150.

Jentleson, BC, Henderson, E, and Johnson, DM. "Project H.O.P.E.: Effective University Engagement with Community Afterschool Programs." Ed. P Dawson. Journal of Youth Development - Bridging Research and Practice 4 (2009): 7-7. (Academic Article)

Jentleson, BC, and Westmoreland, H. "Project HOPE: Working Across Multiple Contexts to Support At-Risk Students." Ed. H Weis. The Evaluation Exchange XI (2009): 2-2.

Jentleson, BC, Henderson, E, and Johnson, D. "Constructing Effective After-school and School Partnerships (In preparation)." Afterschool Matters (2009). (Academic Article)

Jentleson, BC. "Designing Schools for Diversity and Differences: The Pathways Schools." Reaching Today's Youth: The Community Circle of Caring Journal 1.2 (February 1997). (Academic Article)