Title: Director of Policy and Partnerships
Director of Policy and Partnerships
Phone: 410-856-1370 x107
Rachel Gwaltney is the Director of Policy and Partnerships for the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA). She leads development and implementation of services, projects, and partnerships that strengthen summer learning policy and build capacity of state and national leaders and organizations.
Prior to joining NSLA, Rachel served as Chief of Programs for Higher Achievement, leading expansion, program quality, evaluation, advocacy, curriculum, and training efforts. She has also held recent roles at District of Columbia Public Schools, Data Quality Campaign, and Horizons National.
Rachel received her bachelor’s degree and master of liberal arts degree from Johns Hopkins University and her master of public policy and administration degree from Northwestern University. She completed the Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP) at the Institute for Educational Leadership in 2012.