Lauren is the Program Quality Initiative Manager at Dallas Afterschool. Dallas Afterschool works to improve the quality of afterschool and summer programs in our community. Lauren has a BS in Education with a concentration in history from Jarvis Christian College, a small liberal arts college in east Texas. Throughout the years, Lauren has developed a great passion for education and has worked in the educational nonprofit sector for nearly 12 years. This interest in education has led to Lauren’s involvement in Leadership ISD so she can gain additional knowledge of public education in Dallas and how citizens can serve as advocates in our community.