National Coordinator, Broader Bolder Approach to Education Campaign
Areas of Expertise
Education policy • Early childhood education • Economics of education
Elaine Weiss is the National Coordinator for the Broader Bolder Approach to Education, where she works with a high-level Task Force and coalition partners to promote a comprehensive, evidence-based set of policies to allow all children to thrive. She came to BBA from the Pew Charitable Trusts, where she served as project manager for Pew’s Partnership for America’s Economic Success campaign. In that capacity, she worked with researchers to assemble evidence on the economic benefits of early childhood investments and worked with state partners to engage business leaders to promote effective early childhood programs. Ms. Weiss is a member of the Center for Disease Control’s task force on child abuse, and has served as volunteer counsel for clients at the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless.
Ph.D., Public Policy, George Washington University
J.D., Harvard Law School
B.A. Political Science, University of Maryland at College Park
B.S. Biology, University of Maryland at College Park