Jill Mirman

Jill Mirman

School Designer

What made you want to work in education?

A teacher my whole life. Knew in 3rd grade that's what I wanted to do.

What is the most inspiring or satisfying part of the work that you do?

Seeing kids with challenges succeed and the promise of good education to lift up anyone.

What is your favorite annual EL event? 

National Conference

What makes EL so different?

Our belief that character and the ability to do long-term projects are as important as test scores. 

We don't give our problems away; we work on them together. We share responsibility for making our organization trusting, welcoming, and focused on great education.


Norfolk, VA