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Looking for information on a particular part of the federal education budget?

You’ve come to the right place! Contact one of our experts — CEF members have the education continuum covered!

  • National Education Association
    Corey Williams
    Federal Lobbyist, Government Relations
K-12 Education
  • AASA, The School Superintendents Association
    Noelle Ellerson Ng
    Associate Executive Director, Policy and Advocacy
  • National Association of Federally Impacted Schools
    Leslie Finnan
    Director, Policy and Advocacy
Special Education
  • National Association of State Directors of Special Education
    Valerie Williams
    Deputy Director of Government Relations
  • American Council on Education
    Jon Fansmith
    Director of Government Relations
  • Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success at the Center on Law and Social Policy (CLASP)
    Lauren Walizer
    Senior Policy Analyst
  • Council for Opportunity in Education
    Maureen Hoyler
    Kimberly Jones
    Vice President for Public Policy and Communications
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
    Stephanie Giesecke
    Director for Budget and Appropriations
  • National Association of State Student Grant and Aid Programs
    Frank Ballmann
    Director of Federal Relations
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
    Megan McClean Coval
    Vice President of Policy and Federal Relations
Career and Adult Education
  • American Educational Research Association
    Christy Talbot
    Senior Program Associate, Government Relations
  • American Library Association
    Kevin Maher
    Assistant Director, Office of Government Relations
  • Center on Law and Social Policy
    Kisha Bird
    Director of Youth Policy
  • National Association for Music Education
    Rob Edwards
    Policy and Content Coordinator



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