Mary Cypress coordinates the work across SCORE’s programs and leads special projects for the organization. Prior to her current role, Mary Cypress was Director of Outreach, engaging stakeholders across the state in support of Tennessee’s goal for every student to graduate high school prepared for postsecondary education and the workforce. Before joining SCORE, Mary Cypress taught seventh-grade math as a Teach For America corps member in Nashville. Originally from Mississippi, she earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and history from the University of Alabama and her master’s in education from Lipscomb University.