Matthew McCormick is a K-12 Education Policy Analyst for the Next Generation Texas initiative at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. 

Matthew recently served as a policy analyst in the Texas Senate, focusing on education legislation. He has also worked at the Texas Health and Human Services Commission in the Early Childhood Intervention Program. Before entering the public service sector, Matthew taught high school English where he saw the potential of Texas students and the need for reform.

Matthew holds a Master of Public Service and Administration from the Bush School of Government at Texas A&M University and a B.A. in Government from the University of Texas. In his free time, he enjoys reading, writing, and cooking.