Christine Bischoff is the Southern Poverty Law Center’s (SPLC) Senior Supervising Attorney for Children’s Rights in Mississippi. In this position, Bischoff leads all of SPLC’s legal and policy work related to education and children’s mental health in the state. Prior to joining SPLC, she was an education attorney at the North Carolina Justice Center, where she litigated education issues on behalf of vulnerable students across the state. Before joining the N.C. Justice Center, Bischoff was an attorney at the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR), where she focused on discrimination based on race and national origin. Prior to joining OCR, she worked as the Economic Empowerment Policy Manager at the NAACP National Headquarters. She Christine earned her undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University, her law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law, and a M.P.A. from the Woodrow Wilson School. Before moving to Mississippi to work for SPLC, Christine taught Education Law and Policy at Wake Forest University School of Law.