Lindsay Kubatzky is the director of policy and advocacy at the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD). He leads the development of NCLD’s policy agenda on issues critical to the success of students with learning and attention issues and their families. Lindsay works closely with the public policy and advocacy team to generate, develop, and implement federal policy initiatives that protect the rights of and advance opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
Lindsay previously served as NCLD’s policy manager and policy research associate, where he worked with his team to implement NCLD’s legislative strategy in Washington, DC, and advance government policies that support the success of individuals with learning and attention issues in school, at work and in life.
Prior to joining NCLD, Lindsay was the Government Affairs Coordinator for the National PTA. There, he supported the National PTA’s public policy agenda and grassroots advocacy efforts to support public schools. Before that, he was a Legislative Aide in the Texas Legislature where he worked on a wide range of issues including education, economic development, government transparency and unemployment.
He is active in the Higher Achievement after-school program, where he is a mentor to middle schoolers in the Washington, DC area.
Lindsay holds a B.A. in government from the University of Texas at Austin and an Ed.M from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.