Nancy Hoffman
Vice President, Regional/State Youth Career Pathways Systems

P-12, Higher Ed

  • Access
  • Community colleges
  • Costs
  • Early college
  • Readiness
  • Transition to adulthood
  • Workforce development

Nancy Hoffman is vice president, Regional/State Youth Career Pathways Systems for Jobs For the Future, where she works to create a better system to transition young people from high school, through a postsecondary credential, and on to a productive career. Hoffman is the co-lead of the Pathways to Prosperity State Network with the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The Pathways to Prosperity Network is a collaboration between the Harvard Graduate School of Education, JFF, and nine states focused on ensuring that many more young people complete high school and attain a postsecondary credential with currency in the labor market. Hoffman has worked as a consultant for the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s 17-country study of vocational education and training, “Learning for Jobs.” Beginning in 2002, Hoffman led JFF’s work to develop early college high schools and to expand opportunities for college-level work in high school to a wide range of students. Previously, Hoffman was a senior lecturer in education at Brown University. Hoffman holds a holds a bachelor’s degree and doctarate in comparative literature from the University of California, Berkeley.