Senior Fiscal and Policy Analyst, Legislative Analyst's Office

Natasha is a Senior Fiscal and Policy Analyst at the Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) in Sacramento. She joined the office after completing her Master’s in Public Policy at the University of Chicago in 2013. Prior to joining the LAO, she worked as a graduate student researcher at American Institutes for Research in Chicago and at Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago. She also was a teacher of English as a foreign language for two years in China and one year in Russia. At the LAO, she covers primarily K-12 issues, including alternative education, education technology, and career technical education.