Katherine Saunders

Policy Analyst, Workforce Development

Ms. Saunders is a policy analyst on the Workforce Development team at CLASP. Her work focuses on providing technical support for CLASP’s Benefits Access for College Completion initiative and other projects related to postsecondary access and economic success. Prior to joining CLASP, Ms. Saunders interned at the Rennie Center for Education Research and Policy where she engaged in research and policy work pertaining to education reform in Massachusetts and assisted state policy leaders in gaining a better understanding of various current issues in education. Ms. Saunders also worked at the Center for Research on Educational Access and Leadership where she managed and conducted program evaluations and research studies at community colleges throughout Southern California. 

Ms. Saunders graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor in Secondary Education - History. She also holds a Master in Education Policy and Management from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a Master in Higher Education from California State University, Fullerton.

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