Michele Leardo Bio

Michele Leardo is the assistant director of IESP. She serves as project director on multiple research projects on a variety of topics such as child health and obesity, youth employment and out of school time, and the role of neighborhoods in supporting education. Michele also assists in grant writing, grant reporting, IRB compliance, writing briefs and manuscripts, and preparing presentations for IESP research projects. She received her M.A. in Education Policy from the George Washington University.