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Melissa Rasberry

Director of the Professional Learning and Leading Collaborative

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Bio

Dr. Melissa Rasberry, an accomplished education professional with proven visionary leadership and strategic communication skills, is the Director of the Professional Learning and Leading Collaborative at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. Prior to joining the Friday Institute, Rasberry served as principal technical assistance consultant for education at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) where she led a portfolio of multiple projects funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). In addition to her NSF work at AIR, Rasberry served as the community of practice manager for the U.S. Department of Education’s State Support Network, supporting over two dozen communities with hundreds of members from across the country. She also led online learning projects with The Wallace Foundation, the National Association of Elementary School Principals, and the Council of Chief State School Officers.