Amanda L Bright
Amanda Brownson has been working in public education for twenty-five years, and in Texas school finance for fifteen. She recently served the Director of State Funding at the Texas Education Agency, where she oversaw the distribution of the states nearly $20 billion Foundation School Program. Prior to joining TEA, she worked as a consultant, where she assisted school districts with revenue projection, conducted research, and provided legislative support. Currently, she is the Associate Executive Director of Governmental Relations for the Texas Association of School Business Officials. She began her career as a teacher in Texas and in California. She holds a Ph.D. in Education Policy and Planning, and her dissertation focused on the impact of state funding reforms brought about through the Edgewood litigation in Texas.