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.
Ryan directs planning for NSLA events including the annual Summer Changes Everything™ national conference.
Latisha provides a variety of operational, administrative, coordination, and logistical services supporting the Program and Systems Quality team.
Tokia manages NSLA’s finance and operations function, including accounting, fiscal compliance, and support for human resources.
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.
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.
Talon operates marketing communications and media strategies and takes lead on the organization’s tactics on outreach.
Become a summer learning champion! NSLA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and healthy workplace. Salary is commensurate with experience. Our benefits include health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, a 401 K retirement plan and paid time off.