Behavioral Health & Human Services Instructors

Joni Jacobson, Human Services Practitioner Advisor & Early Childhood Education Instructor

Joni Jacobson

Early Childhood Education Instructor
320-762-4527 | Bio

Joni Jacobson is an occupational therapist with 25 years of experience working with children in home, child care, and school settings. Through her education and experience, she has a strong foundation in normal child development, atypical development, medical disabilities, and mental health disorders in children. In addition, Joni has consulted extensively with school teams in the areas of assistive technology, managing challenging behaviors, and autism spectrum disorders.

Joni is an instructor in Alexandria Technical & Community College's Early Childhood Education program and the advisor for the Behavioral Health & Human Services program. She has also been an adjunct instructor at Minnesota State University-Moorhead in the Speech Language Hearing Sciences program. Joni received her BS in Occupational Therapy at the University of North Dakota and her MS in Health Care Administration at the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines, IA.