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  • Bettie S. Teasley
    Research Assistant
    Doctoral Student
    Vanderbilt University

    Bettie Teasley is a Research Assistant at the National Center on School Choice. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Kenyon College in Ohio and is currently a doctoral student in education and public policy in the Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations at Vanderbilt University. Bettie has taught undergraduate public policy courses for the Department of Human and Organizational Development at Vanderbilt University. Prior to pursuing her graduate studies, Bettie was the Director of Family Assistance for the Tennessee Department of Human Services (DHS). During her tenure in state government, she led policy operations for the state’s welfare, food stamps, and Medicaid/TennCare eligibility programs and provided oversight and design for the state’s welfare reform efforts.

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  • Vanderbilt University
    Peabody 152
    230 Appleton Place
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 322-8269

The NCSC is funded by a 5 year, $13.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences. Its lead institution is Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. The center is housed on the campus of Peabody College, one of the nation's top graduate schools of education.