Courtney joined ERS in 2013 and supports ERS' School Funding and Portfolio Practice Area. She has also supported Cleveland Metropolitan School District in the implementation of student-based budgeting, helping the district align its funding model with its overall portfolio reform strategy. Courtney has also worked with Oakland Unified Public Schools to conduct a citywide study analyzing resource use across the city—including both district and charter schools. Courtney's additional experiences at ERS include supporting School System 20/20 and resource mapping for districts, as well as conducting a cross-district study of spending on professional learning.
Prior to joining ERS, Courtney worked at Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG), a public sector management and technology consulting firm. She worked in the education practice area and focused on education technology, specializing in Medicaid and special education data management systems. With PCG she worked with numerous urban school districts across New England.
Outside of ERS, Courtney enjoys volunteering, playing sports, and staying active. She plays intramural softball during the week, and she likes kayaking, hiking, and trying other outdoor activities.