The National Center for Learning Disabilities works to ensure that the nation's 15 million children, adolescents and adults with learning disabilities have every opportunity to succeed in school, work and life.
Ms. Kaloi has over eighteen years of education and health policy experience. Prior to joining NCLD, Ms. Kaloi was the director of public affairs for the American Health Quality Association and the communications director for its Utah/Nevada member and national quality improvement organization, HealthInsight. She also worked in the U.S. Congress as legislative assistant to Congressman James V. Hansen (R-UT). Ms. Kaloi received her Bachelor of Arts degree, dean's list, from the University of Utah and her Masters of Public Administration with honors from Brigham Young University.
Cortiella has provided training and advocacy services for families of students with disabilities, worked as a government affairs associate for a leading learning disabilities group, and directed an award winning Web site providing information and resources on learning disabilities.
She serves on the board of directors of Virginia's Center for Special Education Advocacy, the professional advisory board of Smart Kids with LD and the Research-to-Practice Advisory Panel of the National Center on Educational Outcomes. She also served two terms on the Professional Advisory Board of the National Center for Learning Disabilities.