• Michelle Kranes, Deputy Director

    Michelle supports the Executive Director in managing the agency’s operations and directs activities of the Training and Accreditation Division. She has seven years of experience with the Texas Legislature, including six years evaluating state agencies as a policy analyst at the Sunset Advisory Commission, and one year with a committee of the House of Representatives.  Michelle also has a background in teaching, as a supplemental instructor during her graduate work at UT Austin, and as an English instructor abroad.  Michelle holds an MA in Government from the University of Texas at Austin and a BA in International Studies from Johns Hopkins University.