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Kelly Fomalont

Program Associate

Kelly Fomalont is the Program Associate at the National Center for Learning Disabilities. Kelly supports the public policy and advocacy team in Washington, DC. She manages the DC office, attends policy briefings and coalition meetings, and plans events to advance policies that support individuals with learning and attention issues.

Before joining NCLD, Kelly was an AmeriCorps VISTA Development Fellow at LIFT-DC, a national nonprofit that empowers families to break the cycle of poverty. During her year of service, she helped secure funding through grant writing and event planning.

Kelly graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. in psychology, a minor in economics and a Public and Professional Writing Certificate. As an undergrad, Kelly was the student coordinator at her university’s Eye to Eye chapter. In this role she ran a mentoring program for middle school students with learning and attention issues, planned a fundraising gala, and spoke at various events to advocate for students with learning and attention issues.

From the policy blog

Let’s Speed Up Our Summer Efforts

Things are a lot slower in the summer—for our students, for our educators, and even for… equity advocates. State legislatures and Congress are often winding down or on recess. It can be easy to look at these months as a time to recharge or plan how to approach the school year. Ironically, though, many of … Continue reading Let’s Speed Up Our Summer Efforts

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