Cory Curl to begin Sept. 7
LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 22, 2015) — Education advocate and policy leader Cory Curl has been named associate executive director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence.
Curl, whose appointment begins Sept. 7, succeeds Brigitte Blom Ramsey, who was recently named executive director of the statewide education advocacy organization.
Curl has a bachelor’s degree in geology from Guilford College in North Carolina and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Kentucky Martin School. Since January 2012 she has been a senior fellow for assessment and accountability for Achieve, Inc., a national nonprofit organization that helps states achieve their education goals with technical assistance, research and development and tools for advocacy and communications.
Curl, of Versailles, has an extensive background in education policy. Her experience includes working as a consultant in the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement; director of the Tennessee Department of Education’s education delivery unit and director of policy and planning for the department; and as a research analyst and policy advisor for state and national organizations.
She became a member of the Prichard Committee in 2012.