EducationCounsel LLC is a mission-driven education consulting firm that works with leading nonprofit organizations, foundations, and policymakers to help significantly improve education opportunity and outcomes. We do this by leveraging policy, strategy, law, and advocacy to help transform education systems, from early learning to K12 to higher education. We work with partners at the state, federal, and local levels to advance evidence-based innovations and systems change, with a central focus on equity. EducationCounsel is affiliated with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in Washington, DC.
EducationCounsel is seeking a forward-thinking, effective, and entrepreneurial leader to serve as a Senior Policy Advisor. This is an ideal opportunity for a policy-savvy education leader with strong strategic thinking, relationship management, research and analysis, and facilitation skills to work with the EducationCounsel leadership and staff, and play a transformative role in shaping the future of education in our country.
This critical role will lead projects designed to advance work on K12 education policy towards success for all students, particularly disadvantaged students. In addition, this role will provide a unique opportunity for thought leadership and strategy on a set of education-focused issues in partnership with clients and to serve as an advisor to a wide array of decision makers (e.g., policymakers, national organizations, foundation leaders, nonprofit executives and other stakeholders) on a variety of critical K12 education topics to advance outcomes for students on a national scale. Areas of work may include a focus on improving practice to reflect the science of learning and development, understanding and implementing systems change and continuous improvement strategies at the state and district levels, and work on racial equity and justice
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Driving Progress in Education Efforts through Partner/Client Relationships
Leading and Facilitating the Delivery of Value & Content
Managing Projects towards Successful Outcomes
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications: