Caroline works to ensure alignment between SCORE’s mission and our strategic priorities and investments. In addition, she engages with partner organizations across Tennessee to advance student success through strategic initiatives. Prior to joining SCORE in 2024, Caroline served as director of strategic projects at the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET), and as manager of K-12 programs and a research analyst at the Tennessee Department of Education. She began her career as an English teacher at two innovative charter networks and holds a bachelor’s in public policy and a master’s in education policy from Vanderbilt University.