Erin Prangley

Erin Prangley is the associate director of Government Relations at AAUW. She has also worked for senior members of Congress and the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues. She practiced law for several years, concentrating on immigration, employment law, business consulting, and veterans benefits. Erin is a contributing author to the National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education (NCWGE) report Title IX at 40: Working to Ensure Gender Equity in Education (2012). She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California and a law degree from American University’s Washington College of Law. Media Contact: Elizabeth Owens, 202.785.7756

Federal Legislative Priorities for Women and Families in the 114th Congress

This document is intended to provide an overview of AAUW’s work for new members of Congress and for AAUW members to use at conventions and annual meetings. Read more »

AAUW Letter on House Consideration of Student Success Act (HR5) and Amendments

AAUW opposed the Student Success Act (HR 5) and provided vote recommendations on several amendments. Unfortunately, HR 5 severely underfunds education priorities and is a step backwards in protecting educational […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 26, 2015

Letter to Congress Supporting STEM Bills

AAUW wrote to members of Congress in support the Support STEM Education Act of 2015 (H.R.1020) and Strengthening Education Through Research Act (S.227). H.R. 1020 defines STEM education to include […] Read more »

  |     |   February 24, 2015
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School Vouchers Discriminate — Don’t Do the Voucher Hustle

Help us oppose voucher schemes, thinly veiled as “school choice,” by sending a message to your senators urging them to oppose vouchers and support education priorities that benefit all children. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   January 26, 2015

Washington Update (January 16, 2015)

Inside: State of the Union Preparations, Education Update Read more »

  |     |   January 16, 2015
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114th Congress’ Education Priorities Must Provide Equitable Opportunities for Students

U.S. Congress and the president have not been able to agree on the nation’s education priorities for more than a decade. The expired No Child Left Behind bill continues to be the law of the land without changes to reflect current education priorities. Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   January 06, 2015

Washington Update (December 19, 2014)

Inside: A Sneak Peek at the 114th Congress Read more »

  |     |   December 19, 2014

Fact Sheet: For Women and Girls, the Common Core Is a Step Toward Greater Equity

AAUW and the Center for American Progress have released a new fact sheet that explores the positive effect the Common Core State Standards can have on gender equity in education. […] Read more »

Washington Update (August 15, 2014)

The conversations you have with your elected officials this month will travel back with them to Washington, D.C., and influence the actions they take – or don’t take – for the rest of the 113th Congress. Read more »

  |     |   August 15, 2014

Washington Update (June 27, 2014)

The first time I really negotiated my salary was when I left my law practice to work for a member of Congress. I’d been my own boss for several years, […] Read more »

  |     |   June 27, 2014