With over two decades of experience in education, Kelsey Krausen’s areas of expertise include higher education and K-12 strategic resource allocation, systems planning, and education leadership. Her work focuses on improving outcomes for students in underserved communities through the strategic and equitable allocation of resources and systems improvement. She has worked on a range of projects including leading research and facilitation support for the Student Centered Funding Formula (SCFF) Oversight Committee, a committee charged with reviewing and evaluating the early implementation of California’s new community college funding formula, and research support for the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office 17 Percent Committee. As part of her support for the SCFF Oversight Committee, Kelsey helped direct the research team’s analysis of college and course enrollment data, demographic data, cost of living, and financial aid data to understand its impact on various funding models. She also has experience leading strategic planning efforts and organizational reviews for state and local education agencies. Kelsey has a PhD in school organization and educational policy from the University of California, Davis, an MA in public administration from San Francisco State University, and a BA in literature from the University of California, San Diego. She also attended both Merritt and Laney Colleges.