Jenna Tomasello joined AYPF in June 2015. In her role as Policy Associate, Jenna’s work involves the development of learning events and products, including Capitol Hill forums, study tours, discussion groups, webinars, and publications, the dissemination of policy and practice guidance to frame issues, inform policy, and convene conversations that improve education and the lives of traditionally underserved youth.
Jenna is also the cofounder of Learn Together, Live Together, a nonpartisan, grassroots coalition of education stakeholders striving to promote diverse, equitable, and inclusive schools. As a product of public schools and a first-generation college student, Jenna has always held a deep appreciation for education and the opportunities it afforded her. Jenna has a background in philosophy and legal studies, and holds a master’s degree in educational policy from the University of Rochester Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development.