Degree: Ed.L.D. , Harvard University, (2013)
Amy Loyd is the executive director of the Pathways to Prosperity Network, a collaboration of Jobs for the Future, the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and 12 states working to improve education and career outcomes for young people. In this role, Loyd leads a team to support states and regions in developing and scaling sustainable policies, infrastructure, and practices that build sustainable systems of career pathways aligned with regional labor markets. Prior to joining JFF, Loyd launched and led a public-private partnership network of K-12 schools providing culturally responsive education and wraparound services to Alaska Native and American Indian students and their families. She has worked with the US Department of Education on K-12 policy and state capacity-building. Loyd has also led the start-up of a prisoner reentry residential education and workforce development social enterprise; and was a high school math teacher and family advocate. She holds a BA in philosophy and mathematics from St. Johns College and an EdLD from the HGSE.