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Mike Kelly

Mike Kelly

Senior Analytics Manager

Mike Kelly is the senior analytics manager for the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD). He’s responsible for gathering digital data from Understood’s web efforts and analyzing that data to find ways to better serve the community.

Prior to NCLD, Mike was the chief digital analyst for Billboard, Rolling Stone and Us Weekly, responsible for moving those pop culture pillars from the analog world to the digital world. He has also worked for the global marketing and technology agency DigitasLBi.

Mike holds a bachelor’s degree from Colgate University and has done graduate-level work at Boston University. In his free time he designs and runs scavenger hunts and gives public talks on video games and pop culture.

From the policy blog

New Report – Assessing ESSA: Missed Opportunities for Students with Disabilities

Written by NCLD Policy Team | 2 weeks ago

NCLD is proud to announce the release of Assessing ESSA: Missed Opportunities for Students with Disabilities. This new report provides the first national analysis of how state plans include and serve students with disabilities under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the nation’s new K-12 education law. NCLD is committed to improving outcomes for students … Continue reading New Report – Assessing ESSA: Missed Opportunities for Students with Disabilities

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