Matthew Smith
Research Associate


Matthew Smith joined the Southern Regional Education Board in 2013. Prior to SREB, he worked for the Education Commission of the States, where he worked as a policy analyst for the Postsecondary and Workforce Development Institute. When he is not looking at budgets and managing team projects at SREB, Matthew tracks bills, writes policy briefs, and supports states and districts by responding to information requests and coordinating technical assistance. Matthew received a bachelor’s from the University of Georgia and a master of public policy from Peabody College, Vanderbilt University.