Here’s a really interesting edujob: CEO of the Knowledge Alliance and a Senior Advisor at the influential DC-based Penn Hill Group. Highlights:
Knowledge Alliance is a non-profit, non-partisan organization focused on learning and applying what works to dramatically improve K–12 public education. As an association comprised of leading education organizations from across the nation, we advocate for the greater use of research-based knowledge in education policy and practice at the federal, state, and local levels. Knowledge Alliance member organizations are dedicated to solving some of the biggest problems facing our schools today through the development and use of high-quality, relevant research, analytics, measurement, and technical support.
The Knowledge Alliance President/CEO works closely with an executive committee made up of members from the board of directors to craft and execute on a work plan designed to increase federal support for a robust, comprehensive system of support that helps states, districts and schools provide evidence-based teaching and learning environments that improve results for all students. The President/CEO has primary responsibility for leading the Alliance’s advocacy work, managing a membership board with diverse perspectives, and building a national presence for the Alliance and its mission. Penn Hill Group provides both policy and administrative support for the President/CEO.
Penn Hill Group is a leading bipartisan consulting and government relations firm focused on helping clients advance federal education and workforce policy. In this role, the individual is responsible for working closely with the leadership team at Penn Hill Group to provide senior-level support for a limited number of clients on education and workforce issues that include strategic advice, writing, research, policy and lobbying.