Deidre Alexander

Assistant Legislative Director

U.S. House of Representatives

Deidre Alexander serves as the Assistant Legislative Director for Congressman Bennie Thompson. Alexander has also served as the Founding Director of the Mississippi Collective, which is a public education advocacy nonprofit. She also worked as a legislative consultant and researcher for the ACLU of MS. With a background in education, Alexander has served as a teacher, director of interventions, literacy specialist and founded Women Educators of Color. She was also recognized for her leadership potential and selected as a Senior Leadership Fellow for Higher Heights. She holds a Master's in Public School Administration from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a Bachelor's in Elementary Education from Jackson State University.