Jill Frankfort


Jill Frankfort is a co-founder of Persistence Plus. She is focused on helping colleges transform how they support, engage, and motivate students to completion by marrying mobile technology, data analytics, and behavioral psychology. Previously, as a director at Jobs for the Future, she worked with colleges and districts to improve the educational outcomes of low-income students. She is deeply knowledgeable about college transition, persistence, and retention issues. With more than ten years of experience as a strategy consultant and education professional, Jill possesses a deep knowledge of instructional and educational reforms as well as product development and marketing expertise. Earlier in her career, Jill advised Fortune 1000 clients at Simon-Kucher & Partners, and served as a strategy and marketing manager at Idealab. She received a B.A. with honors from Brown University and a M.Ed. from Wake Forest University. Jill is the author of 100 Paid Summer Adventures for Teachers and was a Kauffman Foundation Education Ventures Fellow.

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