Brittany Vessely is executive director of Catholic Education Partners, a national nonprofit that partners with state and national Catholic groups to promote school choice policy as a mechanism to empower a child’s first teacher (their parent) with education decision-making authority. Prior to launching Catholic Education Partners in 2017, Brittany served as director of state policy for EdChoice (formerly Friedman Foundation). She also previously conducted domestic policy research at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.
Brittany is an alumna of The John Jay Institute fellowship and Claremont Institute Publius fellowship. She also serves as Senior Fellow at Sagamore Institute in Indianapolis, Fellow in Education Reform at Centennial Institute in Denver, and American Enterprise Institute Values and Capitalism Ideas Council in Washington, D.C. She is a graduate of Colorado Christian University, with degrees in Political Science and Social Science.