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Matt Lurrie

Field Manager, Understood

Matt Lurrie is the field manager for Understood’s mobilization team, a program of the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD). Prior to this role Matt served as an expert coordinator, where he was responsible for planning and executing daily expert events on Understood and ensuring expert review of all Understood content. Previously, he was the outreach and engagement assistant at NCLD.

Prior to joining NCLD, Matt was a program assistant at the American Association for Justice, where he was responsible for coordinating activities for nearly 130 litigation groups. He has also held positions with Congressman David Cicilline, the Warner Theater, and the Hillary Clinton for President campaign.

Matt earned his B.A. in political science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

From the policy blog

Learning by Doing: Cultivating Agency in Students with Disabilities

Written by Maria Bucon-Scales and Ace Parsi | 3 days ago

One of the challenges students can face within our current education system is being presented with curriculum that they struggle to connect with. Many of our education reform efforts fail because students are disengaged and end up dropping out of a system that does not meet their needs or prepare them for the future. Brain … Continue reading Learning by Doing: Cultivating Agency in Students with Disabilities

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