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.