Stacey Jordan has over 20 years of experience in public education and policy leadership positions. Her education policy experience includes serving as a Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs for the U.S. Department of Education, where she oversaw policy implementation at local, county, tribal, and state levels. In addition, she has held positions as a Director for the New York City Fund for Public Schools and as a Special Assistant and Education Liaison for the city of Providence, Rhode, Island.

She has served as a senior leader within educational research organizations and think tanks, such as the Education Sector, American Institutes for Research, and CNA, where she managed Institute for Education Sciences contracts, various grants, and focused on clarifying connections between research and practice for stakeholders and educators.

Jordan currently serves on the Advisory Board of Helping Hand Home, a residential childcare agency in Travis County. An alumnus of the Steve Hicks School of Social Work, Jordan is pleased to return to Austin and contribute to its vibrant civic and academic communities.