Dustin Pyles

Dustin Pyles


Individual Education Consultants


Varying professional experience, including: 
- programmatic & project management of overlapping initiatives;
- operations & budget management toward program outcomes;
- managing government relations & advocacy efforts with policy-makers at all levels;
- state contracts & foundation grants management, ensuring reporting requirements & compliance;
- advocating for strategic & organizational public policy (e.g. STEM education legislation);
- developing SOWs, RFPs, solicitations & timelines for strategically aligned projects;
- writing & collaborating on external funding opportunities (e.g. grants & subcontracts);
- performance & compliance auditing of publicly-funded entities; 
- developing & implementing strategic & operational plans; 
- coalition building by managing dynamic groups & varying projects; 
- facilitating & supporting educational R&D opportunities in college & career readiness;
- writing guidance & public policy analysis;
- synthesizing complex public policy, political research, and legislation;
- political campaign leadership & logistics;
- political campaign fundraising;
- political & advocacy grassroots organizing;
- political communications, messaging & strategic outreach; and
- Strong background in education and STEM implementation in Ohio, including supporting the first elementary schools to be designated as STEM schools and first private schools to receive STEM School designation equivalent status - to date, providing technical assistance to more than 50 designated STEM schools. 

Specialties: Education policy and implementation, research; social media and network consulting; legislative analysis; relationship building and management, volunteer recruitment, professional and political networking; marketing strategies; conducting training and speaking to diverse groups; presenting findings; and government public policy.

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