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Jamie Woodson guides SCORE's work as President and CEO and has been a leading figure in spearheading Tennessee's education reform efforts. Prior to joining SCORE, Woodson served for over twelve years in the Tennessee General Assembly in both the House and Senate (1998-2011). As Chairman of the Senate Education Committee and later as Senate Speaker Pro Tempore, Woodson was a key leader in Tennessee's First to the Top Act and Complete College Act, which together formed the largest pieces of education reform legislation since 1992. In addition, she sponsored the overhaul of Tennessee's K-12 education funding formula and led the effort to reform Tennessee's public charter school laws. Woodson serves on numerous statewide boards including the First to the Top Advisory Council and the Tennessee Business Roundtable. She received a Bachelor of Arts and Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and was selected as "Torchbearer" which is the highest honor an undergraduate may receive from the University. Woodson attended public schools in Tennessee.