Cathy Stevens is a senior associate with the Riley Institute. In this role, she serves as an advisor to and representative of the Riley Institute with particular emphasis on the work of the Center for Education Policy and Leadership. She offers counsel to the directors of the Riley Institute’s afterschool and summer learning programs and facilitates connections among them and state and national individuals and organizations involved in afterschool and summer learning. She also serves as a member of the selection committee for the Diversity Leaders Initiative.
Prior to serving as senior associate, Stevens served as the director of afterschool and summer learning initiatives at the institute and was the director of the White-Riley-Peterson Afterschool Policy Fellowship for 11 years.
Stevens holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Furman University and a master’s degree in higher education administration from Clemson University.