Currently a primary and secondary education consultant, Cushon Bell has a lifelong connection to CA public schools. Teaching in the Los Angeles Unified School District for 14 years prepared Cushon for her current position on the Board of Directors for Educate Our State, a grassroots education advocacy organization. She was selected in 2011 to represent California at Parenting Magazine’s Mom Congress on Education and Learning Conference in Washington, D.C., and has been recognized by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the Pasadena Education Network for her work as an advocate for all children. Cushon is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles. In addition to her advocacy for education, she is a wife and mother of three.