Shawn Lassiter is a Professional Learning and Innovation Specialist with Fort Worth ISD. Prior to that, she served as a science teacher and a Varsity Head Girls Basketball Coach at Paschal High School. She has earned a Bachelors of Science Degree at Alabama State University and a Masters of Public Administration at the Forbes School of Business. She has dedicated her work in education to establishing systems and opportunities that reflect equity and excellence within nonprofits and school districts. She has recently become an affiliate for the Pacific Education Group, Courageous Conversations, in order to support the equity work in Fort Worth ISD.