Will Jarred

“I’m interested in the power of networked collaboration to drive project-based learning, connecting students around the block and across the world to break down geographical and cultural barriers in order to infuse learning with a shared sense of purpose and community.”

Will is a veteran education industry strategist with over 20 years of experience in brand management, strategic marketing communications, advertising, and print and digital media.  His background spans Pre- K-12, Higher Education, Adult Education, and ESL/EFL/ELT domestically and globally. He has launched and marketed an array of products and services for teachers and administrators including textbooks, online and interactive curriculum, assessments, and teacher professional development.  Most recently, Will was Associate Executive Director of Marketing, Communications and Development for the National Association of Elementary School Principals, where he led all aspects of the member experience, including membership services, publications, digital marketing, and strategic partnerships. Prior to NAESP, Will spent 17 years in educational publishing, working for several global organizations including Cricket Media, ETS, and Pearson.  Will began his career at AOL as a member of the original team that launched the AOL brand nationwide.  Will resides in Alexandria, VA, is an avid cyclist and tennis player, and enjoys spending time with his two daughters. You can reach Will at will@digitalpromise.org