ERS Team

Kaitlyn Chantry

Director of Communications

Kaitlyn leads ERS’ communications efforts, amplifying the ERS message and mission to the broader education world. She joined ERS in January of 2022, bringing more than twenty years of experience in marketing, communications, and content development. Prior to ERS, Kaitlyn served for several years as Director of Marketing for Year Up, a national non-profit that provides skills training and internship opportunities for young adults ages 17-24.

Before joining the nonprofit sector, Kaitlyn worked as a journalist for nearly a decade, first as Vice President of Editorial for a division of USA TODAY, then as the Senior Education Editor for The Conversation.

Early in her career, Kaitlyn spent several years teaching at Exploration Summer Programs (while serving year-round in both the Communications and Admissions departments). She also worked for many years in public schools as a teaching artist and afterschool theatre director.

Outside of ERS, Kaitlyn is the President of TLP, a non-profit theatre company based in Chelsea, MA. She keeps busy with various artistic endeavors, her Etsy shop, and the great outdoors.

Previous Experience

Director of Marketing,
Year Up

Director of Content Services

Senior Education Editor
The Conversation

Vice President of Editorial
Reviewed | USA TODAY

Playhouse Education

Communications Assistant
Exploration Schools


Ed.M., Education
Harvard Graduate School of Education

B.A., Classics and Theatre
Dartmouth College


We welcome the opportunity to partner with your district to better align resources and generate a significant impact for your students, your schools, and your communities.