With over a decade of experience in advocacy work, George brings a breadth of experience communicating about education reform efforts to the Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2015, George served as the Director of Communications for the National Center on Time & Learning, a non-profit dedicated to expanding and improving learning time in school to ensure a well-rounded education and improve student achievement.

At NCTL, George developed the organization’s communications strategy working with local, state, and national media across the country. George secured media coverage in outlets such as The Hartford Courant, The Boston Globe, The New York Times, NBC Nightly News, The Associated Press and many others. George also lead NCTL’s digital advocacy and online outreach efforts to ensure that children in high-poverty communities have more and better learning time to prepare them for success.

Previously, George served as the national policy coordinator for Progressive Majority, providing strategic message, campaign, and technical support to political candidates. George also served as a program associate at Massachusetts 2020, a non-profit committed to expanding educational and economic opportunities for students. George holds a BA in Political Science from Stonehill College and a MA in Political Management from The George Washington University’s School of Political Management. George is an alumnus of the Education Policy Fellowship Program from the Institute for Educational Leadership in Washington D.C.