Director, Education & Workforce
Ivy Alford is the director of state and district partnerships with the Southern Regional Education Board, where she leads the work in effective implementation of the High Schools That Work and Technology Centers That Work initiatives in Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Oklahoma and New Mexico.
Prior to her work with SREB, Ivy served as a high school and university mathematics teacher and a high school administrator. In addition to her work in high schools, she also served as a coordinator for professional development and school improvement for the Louisiana Department of Education. Ivy has also participated in both state and university leadership programs and has worked with the Louisiana Department of Education to revise and enhance high school mathematics standards.