Kaitlin Pennington is a senior analyst with Bellwether Education Partners in the policy and thought leadership practice area.
Prior to joining Bellwether in 2015, Kaitlin worked as a policy analyst on the education policy team at the Center for American Progress where she focused on human capital issues, specifically around teacher and principal effectiveness.
Before that, Kaitlin was a policy analyst at the education policy nonprofit Colorado Succeeds and an urban leaders policy fellow in the Office of Colorado Sen. Mike Johnston. As a Teach For America corps member, Kaitlin taught middle school English and language arts in Washington, D.C.
Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Kaitlin holds a master’s degree from George Mason University and a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University.