Jodi Lewis is Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Success Center, currently leading the Credit for Prior Learning Initiative in support of the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. In this and other projects, Jodi employs skills in policy research and development, network development, and strategic communications to help advance student success. As a researcher, she has expertise in K-12 and higher education policy focused on college and career readiness and postsecondary completion. She co-founded and co-directed a network for mid-level education policy professionals in California, based on the national Education Policy Fellowship Program, in partnership with the program’s inceptor, the Institute for Educational Leadership. Jodi holds a master’s degree in public policy and administration from Sacramento State, and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and English from Mount St. Mary’s University in Los Angeles.