Jill Marcus is an EDC training and technical assistance associate and expert facilitator of K–12 educational improvement. She brings extensive experience in teacher professional development, continuous improvement, performance assessment, qualitative data collection and analysis, and research communications.

Marcus advances the goals of EDC’s evaluations of Future Quest Island-Explorations curriculum and the Army Education Outreach Program. She contributes to continuous improvement projects in Maine and Vermont and at Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School.

Marcus is a frequent presenter at conferences and virtual learning events. She has co-developed the online course for educators Creating and Using Performance Assessments, and she co-authored a report on proficiency-based education. She is the author of the blog post “How Can We Better Translate Education Research into Action?”

Previously, Marcus was a public school teacher, school administrator, and professional development provider. As a Brandeis University researcher, she managed data collection for a five-year longitudinal study.

Marcus holds an EdM in Elementary Education from Boston University Graduate School of Education and a BA in American Studies from Boston University College of Liberal Arts.