Dr. Jen Tiller has more than 20 years of leadership experience at the school, district and regional levels. Serving as Chief Academic Officer of Missouri's largest educational service agency, Jen is a skilled facilitator providing programming to support the diverse learning needs of more than 60 school systems. This unique perspective fuels her commitment to ensuring equity is a forethought in how we lead and serve our educational communities.
A St. Louis native, Dr. Tiller bears witness to the damaging impact of marginalization. Following the 2014 events in Ferguson, her team created an annual summit for students to engage in purposeful conversation about social and cultural differences. Working with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jen supported the development of equity competencies for school leaders, as well as the design and facilitation of learning experiences to support implementation.