Connie Crockett is a program officer at the Kettering Foundation, researching meaningful public work on education and seeking to understand how the relationship between citizens and government might work better. Crockett’s background has been in electoral politics from precinct to national level advocacy and with small-town and regional governance. Connie came to Kettering through her involvement in a regional, nonpartisan, deliberative National Issues Forums effort, which she saw as a revelatory means through which people could work through complex issues of utmost concern.
At the foundation, Connie serves as a local resource for international resident researchers and contributes to creative groups developing research partnerships around citizens taking a greater hand in determining their collective future.
She holds a BA from Antioch College and an MPA from the University of Dayton.