Terrence Kneisel is the Vice President of External Relations, where he focuses on building awareness of the critical work of Education Pioneers and partnering with current and future champions of EP.  

Terrence started his career as a middle school English Language Arts (ELA) teacher in Navajo, NM. Following his time teaching, Terrence joined Teach For America, where he served as the Director of Development in Baltimore and then a Senior Director of Talent Acquisition, working with more than 15 different regional sites on their talent pipeline needs. Most recently, Terrence was at New Leaders, where he was the Executive Director of City External Relations Support and Executive Director of Recruitment and Admissions.

Terrence graduated from Loyola University Maryland with a degree in english and political science. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters and reading anything he can get his hands on.