Cicely manages the Tennessee Educator Fellowship, a program that allows teachers in Tennessee to have a greater impact on education policy and advocacy across the state. After earning a Bachelor’s of Mathematical Sciences from the University of Memphis and a Master’s of Education from Vanderbilt University, she began her education career in 2003 as an eighth-grade mathematics teacher at Rose Park Math and Science Magnet Middle School in Nashville. She also has led professional learning communities of teachers, facilitated numerous workshops on teaching mathematics, and served as a Tennessee Common Core Coach for Algebra I.