Susan Pendergrass is director of research and education policy at the Show-Me Institute.

Before joining the Show-Me Institute, Pendergrass was vice president of research and evaluation for the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, where she oversaw data collection and analysis and carried out a rigorous research program.

Susan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business, with a concentration in finance, at the University of Colorado in 1983. She earned her Master’s in Business Administration at George Washington University, with a concentration in finance (1992) and a doctorate in public policy from George Mason University, with a concentration in social policy (2002).

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