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Robert T. Stephens

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Senior Manager, Federal Relations

Prior to joining NCLD, Robert was a staffer for Congressman John Lewis. He has dedicated his career to closing the opportunity gap for students. He spent two years teaching special education in Charlotte, NC. After teaching, he moved to Washington, DC to pursue a Master of Public Policy degree from George Mason University. After graduating, he joined the staff of Teach For America and served as the Manager of Community Partnerships and the Director of Alumni Teacher Leadership.

In addition to his experience in education, Robert has campaign and political organizing experience, having been a candidate for City Council in Durham, North Carolina and working in North Carolina for Organizing for America as a Field Organizer.

Robert earned his undergraduate degree in political science from Winston-Salem State University.

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Statement from Mimi Corcoran on President Trump’s FY 2019 Education Budget

For Immediate Release February 14, 2018 Mimi Corcoran, President & CEO, National Center for Learning Disabilities: President Trump’s FY 2019 Education Budget Fails Our Public Schools   WASHINGTON—The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) calls on Members of Congress to reject President Trump’s FY 19 education budget proposal and the misguided priorities it advances. The President … Continue reading Statement from Mimi Corcoran on President Trump’s FY 2019 Education Budget

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