Jill Harvieux Pitner is NCTR’s Chief Growth Officer. She joined NCTR in 2011. In her role, Jill works with potential clients to scale NCTR’s growth and impact. Jill has more than 20 years of experience in education as an educator, teacher leader, staff developer, consultant, and curriculum writer. Prior to joining NCTR, she co-developed Denver Teacher Residency (DTR), the first district-based teacher residency program in the country. At DTR, she worked with multiple stakeholders to develop and implement programming, curriculum, and evaluation metrics to prepare teachers to meet the needs of Denver Public Schools’ students. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of Iowa and master’s degree in Linguistically Diverse Education from the University of Colorado at Denver.