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Laura Chrisco

University of Texas Austin
Director of Design and Implementation for Texas OnCourse

Laura Chrisco is the Director of Design and Implementation for Texas OnCourse within the Strategy and Policy unit in the UT Austin Office of the President. In this role, she leads the Texas OnCourse team in delivering best in class products to educators, students and families across the state of Texas. Prior to joining the UT Austin team, Laura completed her Masters in Education Policy from The Harvard Graduate School of Education, where her research focused on access and success in higher education for traditionally underserved students, and educational pathways for undocumented youth. Prior to this, Laura worked at KIPP Austin Public Schools for five years designing and implementing programming to support students in their path to and through college. With KIPP Through College she cultivated cross-institutional and cross-sector partnerships to ensure KIPP students and families received the support needed for success in college.