Elizabeth (Beth) Brown

Impact Manager


Elizabeth (Beth) Brown is the Impact Manager with the Network for College Success. Beth has served in education her entire career. Prior to joining NCS, she was the Equity Achievement Specialist with the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Office of Equity. Her primary focus was supporting district schools, teams, and colleagues in operationalizing the CPS Equity Framework to increase student opportunities and improve student experiences and outcomes districtwide, with a priority on African American, Latinx, and other underrepresented student groups. Before that, Beth was an assistant principal at Lincoln Park High School, where she worked closely with educators, the Instructional Leadership Team, and NCS to create and sustain culturally responsive teaching practices and classroom environments for all students. Beth began her career teaching Spanish to students in the District of Columbia Public Schools, followed by Oak Park (IL) Elementary School District 97, and CPS.

Beth received a BA in Spanish from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and holds a Master’s in Teaching from Trinity University, Washington, DC, and a Master’s in Educational Administration and Leadership from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.