Everyone at the Alliance has one goal,
to make every child a graduate.
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Elizabeth Schneider

Chief of Staff and Senior Vice President for Strategic Initiatives

Elizabeth Schneider joined All4Ed in the Spring of 2005 as vice president of state advocacy and outreach. In that position, she has worked to help deepen All4Ed’s understanding of state and local high school reform, expand relationships with state and local reform leaders, and connect local, state and federal policy conversations around secondary school improvement. From March 2009 to January 2010, she served as All4Ed’s interim vice president for policy.

Ms. Schneider currently serves as All4Ed’s chief of staff and senior vice president for strategic initiatives.

Prior to joining All4Ed, Ms. Schneider served as executive director of the Southern Governors’ Association for ten years where she guided the development and advocacy of regional policy recommendations on federal issues, multi-state efforts to address regional challenges, and an an active leadership forum for the governors of sixteen states and two U.S. territories. Previously, she worked as a senior legislative assistant to Senator Howell Heflin (AL).

Ms. Schneider graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Birmingham Southern College with a BA in English and has done graduate work in English at Georgetown University. She is an active member of the George Mason Elementary and George Washington Middle School Parent Teacher Associations in Alexandria, Virginia.

Elizabeth Schneider is the author of:

Every Child a Graduate. Every Child Prepared for Life.