Dana Harris, TX

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Executive Director, Fort Worth ISD Education Foundation

Dana is the Executive Director of the Education Foundation for Fort Worth Schools. She has 16 years of experience in education and was a key player in the creation of the Fort Worth ISD Education Foundation in 2013, where she served as the Foundation Administrator for three years. In July 2017, the Fort Worth ISD Education Foundation was restructured as the Education Foundation for Fort Worth Schools, with Dana appointed as the Executive Director. Dana has extensive experience in grant development, grant management, and working with foundation funders as well as state, federal, and local regulators. Dana has a bachelor’s degree in Education and Public Policy from Ashford University and is currently enrolled in the Masters of Educational Leadership program at Concordia University. She received her Nonprofit Management Certificate through CNM Connect in June 2015 and her Nonprofit Leadership Certificate through Southern Methodist University/CNM Connect in December 2015. She is an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the National Schools Foundation Association, the Texas Education Foundation Network, and the Benbrook and Fort Worth Chambers of Commerce. Dana can be reached by email at dana.harris@ef4fw.org or through www.ef4fw.org.