Director, Credit for Prior Learning
Emily Scheines is the director of Credit for Prior Learning at Guild Education working to ensure all students using employer sponsored education benefits receive credit and recognition for all nontraditional learning and life experience. This work is part of a career focused on education access and equity. She is a Teach for America alumna and former AP History teacher. First-hand experience with educational inequity led her to pursue a degree in public policy at UCLA and an Education Pioneers national Fellowship. She led policy organizing initiatives at the California Charter Schools Association and Families for Excellent Schools. Emily is an active member of Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) and the Open Skills Network (OSN). She lives in Boulder Colorado with her wife her son and her german shepherd.