Becky designed and managed targeted youth intervention programs, including Check & Connect Pathways Opportunity Youth, an Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions initiative, Check & Connect High School Persistence research implementation study, and other locally developed attendance and school engagement programs, up until her recent retirement from the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD).
She has worked for more than 30 years in education policy analysis, advocacy, and program development, serving as Policy Analyst to the Board of Education and Legislative Programs Analyst for SDUSD, as well as a Field Director for U.S. Senator Alan Cranston, and Jim Costa, then a Member of the California State Assembly from the Central Valley. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, Political Science, from San Diego State University. She currently serves on the boards of the Youth Development Office and San Diego Education Fund.