Tiffany Miller is Chief of Staff and Vice President of Policy for Communities In Schools (CIS). As Chief of Staff, she works in partnership with the President and CEO to execute strategic plan goals and to provide counsel on strategic direction. As Vice President of Policy, she develops a comprehensive government relations strategy and actively engages with federal policymaking bodies to raise the awareness and brand of CIS. She also leads the development and implementation of state and local advocacy strategies that supports both the CIS network and builds the field of integrated student supports. Prior to joining CIS, Tiffany was the Director of Education Policy at the Center for American Progress. Her work focused on all aspects of school improvement, including federal K-12 policy issues such as School Improvement Grants, Race to the Top, and Investing in Innovation, or i3, grants. She also focused on educational innovation, including expanded learning time and high school reform. Previously, Tiffany served as a senior research associate at Policy Studies Associates, Inc., a company that conducts research in K-12 education and youth development. In that capacity, she managed large, complex evaluations in the areas of expanded learning time, school improvement, and teacher evaluation. Earlier in her career, she worked as a political fundraiser.