Director of Educational Innovations
The Philadelphia Education Fund
Icy Jones currently serves as the Director of Educational Innovations at The Philadelphia Education Fund. Prior to this position, Icy served as the Assistant Director of Educational Innovations and as a Diplomas Now School Transformation Facilitator for both Johns Hopkins University and the Ed Fund. Before his work with The Diplomas Now programs, Icy worked as an elementary and middle school teacher in Philadelphia and abroad. Icy spent five years working in Japan as an ELL educator and later as the founder and CEO of a private English language school. Icy began his career as a community health researcher doing ground breaking drug addiction intervention research for the Center for Learning and Health at the Johns Hopkins University Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore.