Tara Bergfeld

Senior Education Finance Associate

Tara Bergfeld is a senior education finance associate with WestEd’s Resource Planning and Implementation team. With over a decade of experience at the state and district levels, Bergfeld provides technical assistance on issues related to school finance, policy analysis and alignment, and program evaluation. She has served as a director of resource strategy and managed a district’s school-based budgeting process and weighted student funding formula. She has also provided policy research and analysis to the Tennessee General Assembly and worked on issues pertaining to the state’s education funding formula, teacher compensation, and school choice as they relate to fiscal impacts on state and district policies.