Jenny Kirsch has worked in New York City independent schools for nearly 15 years. She began her career teaching fourth grade and later became a middle and upper school English teacher. Since 2016 she has worked in communications, where she uses her deep knowledge of the independent school experience and writing talent to provide editorial direction for a variety of projects. As associate director of communications, Jenny is responsible for building and maintaining websites, overseeing internal and external email communications, managing social media, and organizing film and photo shoots.

Jenny holds graduate degrees in child development and psychology. In 2012 she was one of 50 educators selected to participate in the Google Teacher Academy, where she joined colleagues from around the world to get hands on experience with Google Apps for Education. She is a proud member of the 2013-2015 cohort of the NYSAIS Emerging Leaders Institute. She can be contacted at jenny@jennykirsch.com.