Jill Grossman is the Director of Communications and Marketing for CPRL, where she oversees all external communications strategy and implementation. Prior to joining CPRL, Jill was communications director at The Leadership Academy, where she used her expertise in education communications and policy to help expand the organization’s presence as a national leader on culturally responsive leadership. Jill has also worked at New Leaders, where she helped write Breakthrough Principals, a book on effective principal and school practices. She currently serves as president of the Pleasantville (NY) Board of Education. Jill started her career in journalism and has taught at NYU and Columbia. She is a member of the CPRL class of 2012-13, and holds an MA in education policy from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a BA in sociology from Vassar College.