Jennifer Berry is Chief Operating Officer at After-School All-Stars, a national nonprofit organization that supports transformative educational and enrichment programming to nearly 75,000 low-income youth across the country. Jennifer oversees the strategic direction and effective implementation of an operations and human resource infrastructure to support these efforts.
Jennifer has more than 20 years of management experience, focused primarily on talent development, business development, education management, and operations. Previously, she served as Chief Operating Officer of Quantum Learning Network, an organization that collaborates with school districts across the country to accelerate their current initiatives and create a high-performance culture of student success. Quantum Learning has impacted over 100,000 educators through effective professional development programs and millions of students around the world in after-school and summer K-12 programs focused on social and emotional learning and life-skills. Jennifer was also previously the Vice President with SCORE! Educational Centers, Kaplan Test Prep (K-12 and College Prep), Kaplan Bar Review, and Quantum Learning Education. Jennifer’s passion for education comes in large part from her grandmother, who was an award-winning teacher in New York and continues to be fueled by her daughter, Jyla and love of lifelong learning.
Jennifer holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Arizona and an M.P.A. from California State University, Fresno. She is personally dedicated to youth education, live theater, dance, and various activist groups. Jennifer is a strategic and operating consultant for Quantum Learning Education, a certified Gyrotonic instructor, currently serves on the Board of Directors for the West Valley Playhouse (WHCT), and is the casting director for MOXIE Theatre in San Diego as examples of her further commitment to her passions.