Stephenie Johnson is an associate campaign director of K-12 Education at American Progress. In this capacity, she researches, develops, and writes policy recommendations aimed at elevating the teaching profession.
Before coming to American Progress, Johnson completed the Social Policy & Politics fellowship at Third Way, a think tank in Washington, D.C. While in graduate school, she supervised student teachers as they completed their teacher training at Boston College. She also held internships at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law; the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights; and the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Massachusetts. She is also a former fifth-grade teacher and enjoys German-style board games.
Johnson earned her J.D. and M.Ed. from Boston College and her B.A. in political science from Rhodes College.
By Stephenie Johnson
|The Trump Administration’s Slow But Steady Undoing of the Department of Education||Center for American Progress||November 20, 2017|
|America Needs More Teachers of Color and a More Selective Teaching Profession||Center for American Progress||September 14, 2017|
|The Racist Origins of Private School Vouchers||Center for American Progress||July 12, 2017|
|Betsy DeVos: Secretary of Discrimination?||Center for American Progress||July 12, 2017|
|Are Trump and DeVos Waging a War on Teachers?||Center for American Progress||June 5, 2017|
|Sydney Chaffee on Equity, Federal Funding, and the Resistance Movement||Center for American Progress||June 1, 2017|
|Trump University: A Look at an Enduring Education Scandal||Center for American Progress||March 30, 2017|
|The Trump-DeVos Budget Would Dismantle Public Education, Hurting Vulnerable Kids, Working Families, and Teachers||Center for American Progress||March 17, 2017|
|13 Facts that Set the Record Straight on DeVos||Center for American Progress||January 31, 2017|