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Amy Draper, M. Ed.

Deputy Director, Programs
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Favorite quote
“The time is always right to do the right thing."
— Martin Luther King Jr.
Favorite Aspect of CFT
"Being able to reach more people at the state level to assist schools and students with increased access to Early College High Schools and PTECHS and underserved populations is why I came to CFT. I want to be a change agent throughout the state to help students of all backgrounds reach their full potential and help to build stronger communities in Texas."
Joined CFT

As deputy director of programs for Educate Texas, Amy will focus on building successful CCRSM programs while overcoming challenges and barriers at the campus and district levels.

Prior to joining CFT, Amy spent seven years serving in many capacities for the Fort Worth Independent School District. Her roles included post secondary success specialist, early collegiate program coordinator, and, most recently as the post-secondary success coordinator overseeing 15 CCRSM schools and the district’s dual credit program.

Amy holds a bachelor’s in education from Mississippi State University and a master’s in education from the University of West Georgia. She is in the writing phase of her doctor of education program for organizational leadership, focusing on higher education, at Abilene Christian University. Amy also received her principal and superintendent certifications from Stephen F. Austin.

Amy’s Favorites
Serving others, dogs, kindness
Local Restaurant
Gloria’s Mexican Food or anywhere in the Stockyards
Place to take out-of-towners
Golfing, working out, country dancing, and hanging out with her adult children.

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