Emily Sass is a Policy Analyst with the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Center for Education Innovation.

Before coming to the Foundation, Emily was on Senator Ted Cruz’s state staff as Deputy Regional Director for North Texas, serving as the Senator’s liaison on all policy topics to a fourteen-county region. Previously, she has worked as staff in the Texas House of Representatives and on multiple campaigns.

A trained classical musician and former teacher, Emily holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Thomas Edison State University. While in college, she also served on the leadership team for Patriot Academy, a national conference in conservative policy and leadership for high school, college, and graduate students. She enjoys linguistics and martial arts.

Emily lives with her husband, Jonathan, in Austin.