National Conference of State Legislatures
Education Group Director
Julie Bell has been with the National Conference of State Legislatures for 21 years and has directed the Education Program for 19 years. In that capacity, she oversees the 12-person Education Program staff and is responsible for setting program priorities, responding to constituent needs and requests, developing new education projects, and interfacing with other national education policy organizations. She also serves as the program policy specialist for higher education issues. Dr. Bell received her PhD in political science from the University of California at Davis.