Tiffany Puckett is a Ph.D. student in Education Policy, Organization and Leadership at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is interested in education policy development, implementation and legal compliance. She is the Associate Director of the Forum on the Future of Public Education. Prior to graduate studies, Tiffany was an attorney for DC Public Schools and Baltimore City Public Schools. She has a B.S in Political Science from Northern Illinois University and a J.D. and Ed.M. in Education Policy Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.