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CER Alumni

Dozens of people have come through CER to intern, work or test their interest in reform. We are proud that many of our alum have been able to contribute what they learned at CER to the betterment of other education or other cause related efforts. Here are just a few:

Jennifer Aument
Public Affairs Director
Transurban Group

Matthew Ballard
Communications Director
Congressman Larry Bucshon

Carol Beck
Director, Supporting Public Schools of Choice
Fund for Educational Excellence

Melanie (Looney) Braddock
Procurement Analyst
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntsville Center

Sheila Byrd
Education Policy Consultant
Sheila A. Byrd, Inc

Casey Carter
Carter Research, President
Author of On Purpose: How Great School Cultures Form Strong Character

Sean Conner
Deputy Press Secretary
Governor Chris Christie

Cameron Coursen
Account Director
Oglivy Washington

Vanessa DeCarbo
CEO
Heel Transport

David DeSchryver
Vice President, Education Policy
White Board Advisors

Charles Hokanson
President and CEO
Hokanson Consulting Group LLC

Jon Hussey
Account Director
Adfero Group

Dan Issett
Director of Public Policy
Parents Television Council

Dr. Dora Kingsley
CEO/Founder at Trenton West
Adjunct Professor at University of Southern California

Caroline Kolasky
Former Assistant to the Principal, Bronx Preparatory School
Kitchen Manager, Pastaworks

John Kraman
Executive Director of Student Information
Oklahoma State Department of Education

Anna Varghese Marcucio
Chief Operating Officer
Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now

Meghan Cotter Mazzola
Manager of Federal Projects
Center for Research on Education Outcomes

Neal McCluskey
Associate Director
Center for Educational Freedom
CATO Institute

David Monge
Director of Development
National Organization for Marriage

Michael Musante
Director of Government Relations
Friends of Choice in Urban Schools (FOCUS)

Jonathan Oglesby
Director of External Affairs
International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL)

Anita Ruiz
English Teacher
Alice Deal Middle School

Jose Sousa
Director of Communications
Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
Washington, DC

Dan Willerth
Operations Coordinator/Cyber Program Analyst
Blue Glacier Management Group