Center on Policy Initiatives
Cheryl Coney is a San Diego native and works for the California Teachers Association (CTA). Cheryl has experience in community and worker organizing and has worked in the labor movement for over a decade. Before joining CTA Cheryl worked for the National Education Association. She also served as the project director for the Union Women’s Leadership Education Project and as a labor educator at The Washington State Labor Education and Research Center (WA LERC). Cheryl holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Political Science and History from Rutgers University and a Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Washington. She also serves on the national board of the United Association for Labor Education (UALE). She resides in Chula Vista with her partner Greg, their two daughters and boxer Floyd.