Matthew Boulay is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the nonprofit National Summer Learning Association. A former elementary school teacher in New York City, Boulay earned a PhD in Sociology and Education from Columbia University’s Teachers College and was recently named one of the 25 most influential people in out-of-school time learning. A former Marine and veteran of the war in Iraq, Boulay was a leader in the push for a new G.I. Bill and continues to advocate on behalf of veterans. He lives in Oregon with his wife and two children.
Maleka leads and coordinates many of NSLA’s efforts, playing a key role in executing the organization’s strategic plan, ensuring sound operations systems and leading day-to-day fiscal and administrative operations (including finance, development and human resources).
Laura leads the overall communications strategy to support the NSLA’s mission as the only national nonprofit exclusively focused on closing the achievement gap by increasing access to high-quality summer learning opportunities.
Monica has lead responsibility for the development and implementation of all organizational activities that support the expansion of high-quality summer learning opportunities.
Ryan directs planning for NSLA events including the annual Summer Changes Everything™ national conference.
Leslie is responsible for translating NSLA’s strategic priorities into services, projects and partnerships that strengthen summer learning programs and build capacity for providers, intermediaries and communities.
Rachel leads development and implementation of services, projects, and partnerships that strengthen summer learning policy and build capacity of state and national leaders and organizations.
Dana implements projects and initiatives focused on evaluating and improving the quality of summer learning programs and systems. Her major areas of work include designing, managing and conducting formative evaluations, quality assessment projects, and trainings as well as identifying and translating best practices into professional development products and services.
Tyler supports the implementation of marketing communications and media strategies for the organization and maintains key communications assets such as social media and NSLA’s websites.
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