Marie Appel is the supervisor of the data team for Dallas ISD’s Early Learning Department. Previous to this, Marie worked in DISD’s Human Resource Department with data collection and process improvement. She also worked in Mississippi with Teach for America as a 3rd and 4th grade teacher. Marie received her BA in Sociology and Government from Harvard University. At Harvard, she focused on the relationship between socioeconomic status and education and co-founded the First Generation College Student Mentorship Program.