This holiday season, the spotlight shines on a true advocate for educational freedom and public school access – yes. every kid. Chief Operating Officer Erica Jedynak.
On Wednesday, Dec. 13, Erica was honored by Jersey 1st for her exceptional contributions to education advocacy and her unwavering commitment to ensuring quality education for every child in New Jersey.
“I am proud to honor Erica Jedynak as a pioneer in advocating for education freedom and public school access for not only the children of New Jersey but for all children throughout the United States,” said Founder and President of Jersey 1st Rosemary Becchi.
As COO of yes. every kid., Erica has been instrumental in driving the organization’s mission to transform education with a focus on putting families first. Overseeing public affairs and business operations, she has played a key role in advocating for accessible and equitable education on a national scale.
Erica brings executive leadership from roles such as director of economic opportunity for Stand Together and New Jersey state director for Americans for Prosperity. She received distinctions, including the NJ Globe’s Top 100 Most Powerful People, the Athena International Leadership Award, “Top Young Female Talent on the Right” voted by Save Jersey readers, and InsiderNJ’s Power 100 List and Top 100 Policymakers. She currently serves on the boards of the Institute for the American Worker and Drew University’s College Alumni Association.