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Paula Fisher Robinson, M.P.A.

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), Assistant Director of College Access and PK12 Outreach

Paula Fisher Robinson has been administering grants and developing program initiatives to drive societal change for over 20 years. Her work at the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, leading College Access and PK12 Outreach, provides her with the opportunity to couple her professional grants management experience with her personal belief that education can be the “great equalizer”. She works to foster partnerships, develop programs and shape policy that increases access to higher education and post-secondary success for all of Virginia’s students.

Paula was raised in the beautiful Northern Neck of Virginia, is a graduate of James Madison University and recipient of a Master’s in Public Administration from George Mason University. She currently resides in Newport News, Virginia with her adoring husband Mike and lively pup Louie.