Jill E. Nyhus, Vice President of Communications & Public Policy
Jill E. Nyhus is vice president of communications and public policy with Insight Education Group.
In this role, Jill leads communications initiatives for Insight, school districts, state departments of education, and education organizations. For a number of education clients, she also leads teacher recruitment marketing efforts.
Prior to joining Insight, Jill served as senior director of technology in the Office of Family and Public Engagement for the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). In that role, she was responsible for implementing DCPS' public digital communication strategy and overseeing the district’s award-winning website. She was instrumental in developing Reality PD, a groundbreaking library of video clips showing great teaching by educators in DC Public Schools.
Before joining DC Public Schools, Jill served as the director of new media research and development at Live Elements, a web start-up focused on building online communities for a wide-range of organizations. Prior to working at Live Elements, she served as director of web strategy and technology at Cable in the Classroom, where she led the development of award-winning online initiatives.
She is driven by her belief that clear, compelling communication in the education field can spark all kinds of action for change that can ultimately change the trajectory of students' lives.
Jill began her career in education as an elementary and middle school teacher in Prince George's County, Maryland. She earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Wheaton College in Illinois, and a master's degree in educational technology leadership from George Washington University in the District of Columbia.