As Program Director for Pathways to Prosperity, Kyle Hartung guides the network and related Pathways initiatives in the design, development, and ongoing improvement of college and career pathways. He also contributes to JFF's systems-level regional and state education policies and partnerships supporting the transition of credentialed young people into the labor market.
Dr. Hartung brings to JFF 18 years of experience as a teacher, leader, consultant, and researcher in public K-12 and higher education settings, where he has worked to advance innovations in education that can transform our conceptions of the what, how, when, where, and why of learning, in all its forms. His areas of expertise include deeper learning, college and career readiness, performance- and competency-based assessment, workplace learning, project- and problem-based pedagogy, school design/redesign, adult learning, and mixed-methods research.
Dr. Hartung holds a bachelor's of fine arts in performance studies from the University of Illinois-Urbana, master's degrees in education from The New School and Harvard University, and a doctor of education in educational leadership, policy, and practice from Harvard University.