JD Hoye President, National Academy Foundation (NAF)

JD Hoye is the President of the National Academy Foundation (NAF), where she oversees an acclaimed network of more than 500 career academies that open doors for underserved high school students to viable careers.

Ms. Hoye previously served as President of Keep the Change, Inc., a nationally recognized consulting business focused on helping communities strengthen their educational and workforce development practices.

In 1994, Ms. Hoye was selected by U.S. Secretary of Education Richard Reilly and Secretary of Labor Robert Reich to head the new national Office of School-to-Work in Washington, D.C. She served in that role for four years, overseeing a $1.1 billion budget and spurring nationwide progress in college and career readiness.

Ms. Hoye managed the Office of Professional/Technical Education and Community Colleges as Associate Superintendent of Oregon's Department of Education.

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