Kyle Hartung

Kyle Hartung, EdD, is director of Pathways to Prosperity at JFF. In this capacity, he leads bodies of work focused on the design, implementation, and innovation of grades 9–14+ pathways ecosystems and regional and state policies supporting the transition of credentialed young people into the labor market. 

Kyle 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, Kyle most recently worked as a researcher with Learning Innovations Laboratory at Harvard’s Project Zero and as a consultant for Envision Learning Partners.  

Kyle holds a bachelor's degree in performance studies from the University of Illinois-Urbana, a master's degrees in education from The New School and Harvard University, and a doctorate in educational leadership, policy, and practice from Harvard University.