The Ed-Fi Alliance is excited to share that we have a new team member: Maureen Wentworth!

Check out the short bio below to find out more about this East Coast transplant and her commitment to improving education.

Maureen Wentworth will be joining the Ed-Fi Alliance team in June as a manager for strategic partnerships. In this role, she will be responsible for driving measurable and meaningful adoption of Ed-Fi technology, and leading outreach and support for the Ed-Fi Community.

Maureen has a demonstrated commitment to education and has spent her career working to improve systems so that all students have a chance to succeed. Prior to joining the Ed-Fi Alliance, Maureen served as the Director of Education Data and Information Systems at the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). While at CCSSO Maureen established the CIO Network and worked with state education agency leadership to leverage a collective influence throughout the education IT community. In her early career Maureen worked at a number of national and international organizations including Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, Greenhill Centre for Conflict Resolution in Northern Ireland, Project Vote, the American Youth Policy Forum, Every Child Matters, and Mentoring International.  Maureen’s passion for serving youth drives everything she does.

Maureen graduated from American University with a B.A. in Political Science and received her M.B.A. from the Carey School of Business at Johns Hopkins University. Maureen’s husband works in business development for New Zealand Trade and Enterprise and is a native of Christchurch, New Zealand. Together they have an energetic and strong-willed two year old daughter, Maddie, and two funny and hairy mutts, Ginny and Ted. They are relocating to Austin from Alexandria, VA.