Jodi Lewis

Communications Director and Policy Analyst



Jodi leads strategic communications at EdInsights to help ensure that our policy research, evaluations, and capacity building initiatives can influence and improve policy and practice in K-12 and higher education. Jodi endeavors to ensure that this work is accessible and relevant to state policymakers and their staff; postsecondary system and institutional leaders; K-12 school, district, and county office leaders; and all who can use it to improve student success. She has research experience in K-12 and postsecondary policy, most recently completing studies related to college and career readiness, student transfer, and collaborative partnerships in education. 

Jodi is also co-director of the California Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP), a professional development program that accepts Fellows from K-12 and higher education, and education research and advocacy organizations. EPFP focuses on building policy knowledge and leadership skills of Fellows, as well as enabling on-going networking. 

Jodi brings experience in journalism and public affairs to her work in education policy. She holds a master’s degree in Public Policy & Administration (with a certificate in Collaborative Governance) from California State University, Sacramento and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and English from Mount St. Mary's University.

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