Michele Leardo Bio

Michele Leardo is a Research Associate at IESP. She received her M.A. in Education Policy from the George Washington University in 2012. While in D.C., she was working with the city school district on Common Core State Standards implementation and teacher training. Her research interests include teacher training and support, early access to education, education inequality, school reform evaluation and qualitative analysis. Michele previously taught elementary school in Rome, Italy after receiving her B.A. in elementary Education and Human Development from Boston College, Lynch School of Education.