Marcie W.M. FosterPolicy Analyst, Workforce Development
Ms. Foster is a policy analyst on the Workforce Development team at CLASP. Her work is focused on redesigning adult basic education policy to better connect low-skilled adults to postsecondary education and training. She also advocates for improvements in adult education services as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Coalition for Literacy.
Prior to joining CLASP, she worked at GMMB, where she provided communications support for a variety of organizations in social advocacy, higher education, environmental issues and public health. She interned at the Center for Economic and Policy Research, where she conducted research for a three-year project to improve the availability of work supports for low-income families. Ms. Foster graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts in American Politics and holds a Master of Public Policy from George Mason University. She was awarded a 2012-2013 fellowship with the Bryce Harlow Foundation for excellence in federal advocacy.