Guy Johnson

Senior Program Director,
Federal and National Networks
P-12 program

As Senior Program Director of Federal and National Networks, Guy identifies opportunities for strategic, bipartisan collaboration among national and federal partners and leads efforts around policy analysis, resource development, and implementation. This includes: analyzing federal policy; working with national groups representing state, district, school, and community leaders to identify emerging trends and opportunities in education policy; building and maintaining partnerships to share resources in support of equity and excellence; and designing and supporting regional and national convenings.

Guy came to the Opportunity Institute from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. Previously, Guy served as the Staff Director for the Equity and Excellence Commission, was a Senior Policy Advisor on education and workforce issues in the Domestic Policy Council of the White House, and served as an attorney for low-income tenants and undocumented immigrants at Casa de Maryland.

Guy completed his undergraduate education at Amherst College and his law degree at Berkeley Law.