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Fallan Frank

Deputy Director, Higher Education Programs
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Favorite quote
“I tell my students, ‘When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly trained for, just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else.’"
— Toni Morrison, author
Favorite Aspect of CFT
"My favorite part of my job at CFT is working with change agents across the organization and making positive impacts within the community. I also love that I can continuously learn and gain knowledge here."
Joined CFT

As deputy director of higher education programs, Fallan supports the Education-to-Career-Pathways Initiative and Increasing Dual Enrollment Access and Success (IDEAS) projects.

Prior to her current role, Fallan worked with the Higher Education Department at Educate Texas as a project manager, supporting projects within the P-TECH Expansion portfolio and managing the project charter’s goals, strategies and activities. She also has experience as an instructor and dean’s doctoral program assistant in the College of Education at the University of Texas at Arlington. Other roles in higher education include serving and advocating for students at various institutions, including Louisiana State University and Penn State University.

Fallan holds bachelor’s degrees in business management and African-American studies from the University of Alabama, a master’s in higher education administration from Louisiana State University and a Ph.D. in educational leadership and policy from the University of Texas at Arlington

Fallan’s Favorites
Local Restaurant
Drake's, Bayou Cat (for crawfish), Nick and Sam's Steakhouse, and Las Palmas
Place to take out-of-towners
AT&T Stadium
Watching sports, cheering on LSU and the Dallas Cowboys during football season, doing Pilates workouts, sharing my Louisiana Creole culture through food and music, and anything Beyoncé.

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