Education Policy Consultant, North Carolina
Prior to her work at the UNC System, Elizabeth served as Race to the Top Coordinator and Policy Advisor to the North Carolina State Board of Education and earlier as a Research Associate with the NC Education Research Council, providing support to the Governor’s Education Cabinet.
Elizabeth earned a BA in Political Science from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and JD from Wake Forest University School of Law. She returned to the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill for a master’s program in Curriculum and Instruction and is currently pursuing her doctorate in Leadership and Learning Organizations in the Peabody College of Education and Human Development at Vanderbilt University.
Professionally, Elizabeth is proud of work to develop the NC New Teacher Support Program and to support the development of the new UNC laboratory schools. But Elizabeth is most proud of her family – her husband Cal, daughter Caroline, and son Will. She enjoys distance running and travel.