Our Team

Jessica Gordon

Regional Manager, Understood

Jessica Gordon is an Iowa native, a lifelong advocate, and the parent of kids with learning and attention issues. After graduating from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in political communication, she went on to be the Southeast Iowa field director for Iowans for Sensible Priorities, a group that aimed to bring more federal funds to health care and education programs nationwide. Jessica then moved on to be a constituent advocate in Sen. Tom Harkin’s Davenport office, where she spent almost seven years fighting for Iowans in need.

Recently, she has been the event and marketing coordinator for the Hilltop Campus Village in Davenport, a Main Street Iowa project. Jessica is very lucky to be married to Mark and to be the mom of Aspen, Amelia and Anjuli.

From the policy blog

Judge Kavanaugh Doesn’t Address Disability, But Advocates Speak at Supreme Court Nomination Hearing

Written by NCLD Policy Team | 1 week ago

Two weeks ago, President and CEO Mimi Corcoran of the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) urged Senators to question Supreme Court Nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, on his positions on issues impacting students and people with disabilities. Last week, Senators finally got their chance to illicit clarification on his beliefs in an open forum during … Continue reading Judge Kavanaugh Doesn’t Address Disability, But Advocates Speak at Supreme Court Nomination Hearing

Learn more

Programs:

Understood
Friends of Quinn
LD Navigator
Get Ready to Read
RTI Action Network