Michelle Buckley serves as the Communications and Project Management Coordinator for the Early Learning Alliance, a coalition of educators, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government leaders that are working to improve early childhood education in Tarrant County. Prior to that, she served as the Director of Monitoring Evaluation and Grants for United Way for Greater Austin and as the Director of Business Analytics for an international development consulting firm in Washington, D.C. Her passion for creating equitable educational opportunities for all children began when she served as a Healthy Schools Facilitator in Peace Corps Guatemala. Michelle received her B.A. in International Studies with a focus in International Business and Economics from the University of North Texas.