Current Role: Vice President of Operations and HQ Talent, IDEA Public Schools
Fellowship Role: Chief Talent Officer for Camden City School District
Pre-Fellowship Role: Vice President of Human Assets, IDEA Public Schools
Teach For America Alumni: Rio Grande Valley 2004
Emily Nielson serves as the Vice President of Operations and HQ Talent for IDEA Public Schools, where she is responsible for staffing, evaluations, career pathways, and organizational health. During the Fellowship, Emily served as the Chief Talent Officer for Camden City School District, where she managed all human resources administration, including recruitment, selection, hiring, compensation, benefits, and labor relations. Prior to that role, Emily served as the Vice President of Human Assets for IDEA Public Schools. Emily previously served as a Dukakis Policy Fellow for the Office of Governor Rick Perry.
Emily holds an M.P.P. and a B.A. from Harvard University.