Bridget Devlin is the Executive Director of the Texas Impact Network, focused on building capacity across school systems statewide to drive student achievement through successful implementation of research-proven initiatives funded by House Bill 3, the 2019 Texas school finance bill. She started her career in education as a second- and third-grade teacher at Clinton Elementary School in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, and then spent time working in governmental relations at Van Scoyoc Associates in her hometown of Washington, DC. In 2012, Bridget served as the Policy Advisor to the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE). She later joined the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) as the Policy Director, then Chief of Staff and finally Chief Operating Officer.
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