Kyle Hartung is director of Pathways to Prosperity at Jobs for the Future. In this capacity, he leads bodies of work focused on the design, implementation, and innovations in grades 9-14+ pathways ecosystems and regional and state policies supporting the transition of credentialed young people into the labor market. Mr. Hartung has 20 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. 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. Prior to joining JFF, Mr. Hartung most recently worked as a researcher with Learning Innovations Laboratory (LILa) at Harvard’s Project Zero and as a consultant for Envision Learning Partners.
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.