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Betsy is deputy director of Best in Class, our community initiative focused on ensuring all classrooms and schools are led by excellent, diverse educators.

Best in Class is powered by CFT and The Commit Partnership and has built a coalition of 50 different educational organizations focused on educator effectiveness, specifically how to attract, prepare, develop and retain the very best educators.

Prior to joining CFT in 2017, Betsy most recently worked with Dallas ISD, where she supported the design and implementation of the Teacher Excellence Initiative. She began her career as a consultant with Accenture in New York City and Washington, D.C.

Betsy holds a bachlor's of economics from Barnard College.

Joined CFT


Favorite Aspect of CFT

"The opportunity to work across districts and organizations toward growing the proportion of students in Dallas-Fort Worth who are on track for college and career success by increasing access to effective and diverse teachers and school leaders."

Favorite Quote

"Our destiny is not written for us, but by us."

– Barack Obama