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State Advocacy Engagement Manager, NAFME

The State Advocacy Engagement Manager informs, engages and activates the public, policymakers and educational leaders to promote and support music as an integral and key component of a well-rounded education accessible to all students across all states. Areas of activity include support of the state music education associations affiliated with NAfME in their state level advocacy work; helping build state-level coalitions in support of music education; creating tools and resources to support quality state-level advocacy in support of music education; and connecting members to state-level and local-level advocacy efforts and resources

Director of Education Policy, ASHA

The American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) is hiring for a Director of Education Policy within ASHA’s Health Care & Education Policy Team. The Director of Education Policy will be responsible for policy development related to special education, higher education and general education policy for the national association representing more than 211,000 audiologists and speech-language pathologists. More than half of ASHA’s member work in school-based settings making the Director of Education policy role roll critically important to ASHA members and the millions of students they serve. ASHA works closely with consumer advocacy organizations and this position is responsible for helping to staff external coalitions and directly engage federal policy makers regarding education policy issues. 


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Manager of Policy and Advocacy, NASP

Professional membership association located in Bethesda, MD is seeking a Manager of Policy and Advocacy. The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) represents 24,000 members, has a staff of 30, and an annual budget of $8 million. NASP is located in downtown Bethesda, MD, three blocks from the Metro (Red Line). NASP represents school psychology and supports school psychologists to enhance the learning and mental health of all children and youth. This position provides an excellent opportunity for a professional interested in promoting federal, state, and local policy that enhances the development of children and youth.

Director of Education Policy, ASHA

ASHA’s Director of Education Policy serves as ASHA’s primary public policy analyst and advocate regarding federal education policy. The Director’s focus is to support access to audiology and speech-language pathology services on behalf students with and without disabilities.  The Director represents ASHA on education policy matters principally before the Department of Education, as well as Congress, state education agencies, and local education agencies with a broad focus inclusive of general, special and higher education issues. The Director also represents ASHA externally with like-minded national organizations and coalitions, including the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Education Taskforce.

Federal Lobbyist, NEA

This position supports the NEA’s strategic objective to focus the energy and resources of its 3 million members toward the promotion of public education by providing lobbying efforts with Members of Congress, the federal executive branch and other national policy makers to support NEA’s legislative policies.  The position is in the Center for Advocacy, Government Relations department.

Director of Federal Policy, LPI

LPI seeks a full-time Director of Federal Policy to join its team of policy, research, communication, and operations staff in advancing the organization’s evidence-based policy efforts at the federal level across multiple education policy areas. This position is based in our Washington, DC office.

Senior Policy Advisor, LPI

LPI seeks a full-time Senior Policy Advisor to join its team of policy, research, and communication staff in advancing the organization’s evidence-based policy efforts at the federal and/or state levels across multiple education policy areas. This position is based in our Washington, DC office.



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