Jessica Spohn

Jessica Spohn joined the Nellie Mae Education Foundation in 2007.


Jessica has more than 20 years’ experience as an educator, working in elementary, secondary and adult basic education. For six years, she was Director of the Adult Basic Education (ABE) to College Transition Project at World Education, where she managed efforts to help adult learners gain access to – and persist – in college. While at World Education, Jessica also oversaw the development of the Massachusetts Adult Basic Education Curriculum Frameworks.


Jessica also previously worked as Coordinator of Accountability for the Charter School Office at the Massachusetts Department of Education, where she was responsible for all aspects of accountability for the state’s 62 charter schools.


Jessica holds a bachelor’s degree from Hampshire College and a master’s degree in education from Hunter College.