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Gary Huggins is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Summer Learning Association. Huggins has more than 15 years of experience in leading education and environmental policy organizations, most recently as Executive Director of the Aspen Institute's Commission on No Child Left Behind, a body he led for nearly five years. The Commission is a bipartisan effort to identify and build support for improvements in federal education policy to spur academic achievement and close achievement gaps.
Huggins also has led the Institute's efforts to build partnerships to spur innovation and drive increased investment in leading edge nonprofit and for-profit educational programs. His work at Aspen followed years of leadership roles in the education field in which Huggins was instrumental in bringing together strong bipartisan networks.
Huggins holds a B.A. in Political Science and Communications (double major) from Texas Christian University and studied the British political system and history at the University of Kent at Canterbury, England.