Title: Director of Community System Building
Dir. Community System Building
Phone: 410-856-1370 x204
Leslie Gabay-Swanston joined the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) in 2015 as Director of Community System Building. She is responsible for translating NSLA’s strategic priorities into services, projects, and partnerships that strengthen summer learning programs and build capacity for providers, intermediaries, and communities.
Prior to joining NSLA, Leslie worked as a Research Analyst and Program Evaluator at Carson Research Consulting where she managed the evaluations of several out-of-school time programs including the multi-site, longitudinal evaluation of Elev8 Baltimore.
Leslie received her master’s degree in public health, concentrating on health education, from Emory University and a bachelor’s degree in biopsychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is currently completing a master’s degree in education with a concentration in measurement, evaluation, statistics, and assessment through the University of Illinois at Chicago.