Jennifer Hill-Kelley

Jennifer Hill-Kelley is a Holistic Student Supports Coach at Achieving the Dream, Inc. In this role, she assists colleges in improving the student experience through the intentional development of scalable comprehensive support services. In addition to her expertise in holistic student supports, Jennifer has an extensive background in data coaching, and coaching in support of Tribal Colleges and Universities.

Prior to ATD, Jennifer held several positions of progressive responsibility and scope, including serving as the Area Manager for the Oneida Nation, in Education and Training, where she provided leadership for the Nation’s Early Intervention, Child Care, Youth Enrichment Services, Higher Education, Job Training, Community Education Center and Arts programs.  She also served as a Project Manager for Student Success at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, where she facilitated collaborative cross divisional teams of faculty and staff in development of an electronic academic planning tool, working to improve developmental education, and increase alumni engagement. In addition, she was integral in launching a diversity/inclusion training for faculty and staff with emphasis on expanding the use of data and evaluation for student success interventions. As a proponent of Covey’s Four Disciplines of Execution, she assisted the student success team through the successful implementation of that method and served as a facilitator for NWTC’s Living Inclusively course. For her work with the student success course team, she was named an On Course Ambassador of the Year in 2016.

Her broad professional experience includes working with tribal governments, leading teams in pursuit of improving organizational alignment, institutional efficiencies and delivering outcomes through restructuring, strategic planning, data collection, and program evaluation. She has over twenty years’ experience as a grant writer and program administrator of education, social service and environmental programs, and multi-year grant projects. An adjunct faculty member at the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, she teaches Public and Nonprofit Program Evaluation at the undergraduate level.

She holds a M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy from University of Wisconsin Green Bay and a B.S. in Microbiology from the University of Oklahoma.

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