Jay Diskey
Executive Director, PreK-12 Learning Group


  • Curriculum and instruction
  • Technology and learning

Jay Diskey is executive director of the Association of American Publisher’s PreK-12 Learning Group. In that role he directs the group’s advocacy, public policy development and operations. Diskey has worked in government relations and education policy for more than two decades. Prior to joining AAP in June 2006, he headed Diskey & Associates, a public affairs consultancy specializing in education. Diskey has served as communications director for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce, and as vice president of Hager Sharp Inc., a Washington, D.C.-based public relations firm. In the early 1990s, he was special assistant to U.S. Secretary of Education Lamar Alexander. He earned a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University. In April 2014, Diskey was elected to serve as chair of the International Publishers Association’s Education Publishers Forum, which is the IPA’s education committee.