Emily Nielson

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Current Role: Vice President of Human Assets for IDEA Public Schools

Fellowship Role: Chief Talent Officer for Camden City School District

Pre-Fellowship Role: Vice President of Human Assets for IDEA Public Schools

Teach For America Alumni: Rio Grande Valley 2004

Emily Nielson has returned to her role as the Vice President of Human Assets 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. 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.