Program Delivery

Steph Bates
Associate Director of Program Delivery

Steph works closely with program directors and program managers to ensure delivery of excellent program experiences for teacher leaders, continuously improve systems and processes based on feedback from clients and participants, and develop a collaborative team that knows how to effectively leverage each other. Steph joined Leading Educators in 2011 and has also served as the Executive Assistant & Special Projects Manager and the Interim National Recruitment & Marketing Manager. She previously worked in Athens, Greece, developing writing tutoring and teaching programs for ESL students at Hellenic American University and served as the Editor & Executive Assistant at Humanities Texas, where she focused on fundraising and communications and had her first experience with professional development for K-12 teachers. Steph earned her B.A. in English and History from the University of Texas at Austin. She lives, runs, dances, and grows many houseplants in New Orleans.