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Rachel Norman

Rachel Norman

Program Assistant (DC)

Rachel Norman is based out of the National Center for Learning Disabilities’ Washington, D.C. office. Rachel provides administrative and research support to the Public Policy & Advocacy and School Transformation teams. As the Program Assistant, she coordinates and participates in meetings to further NCLD’s legislative agenda in Washington. Rachel also facilitates grassroots parent engagement through social media platforms.

Before joining NCLD, Rachel taught high school history and government in NY and CT and served as an Israel Teaching Fellow, providing English language enrichment to elementary school students. During these experiences, she was affected by the challenges and accomplishments of her students with learning disabilities, particularly dyslexia, in learning English.

In addition to her work here at NCLD, Rachel is also earning her Master’s in Education Policy at the George Washington University. Rachel holds degrees in Social Studies Education and Anthropology from Ithaca College.

From the blog

Student Voices Update: Young Adults Visit NCLD Offices to Talk About Support They Need After High School

Last year, NCLD surveyed more than 1,200 young adults with and without identified learning and attention issues, to understand what factors contributed to their success after high school. The results of this nationwide survey formed the basis of our Student Voices report. Our findings revealed that a supportive home life, connection to friends and community, […]

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