Rudy Careaga, NEA Foundation

TITLE: Vice President of Programs

FOCUS AREAS: K-12 education, public school districts, low-income and minority students

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PROFILE: Rudy Careaga is Vice President of Programs for the NEA Foundation, leading their Closing the Gap initative. Here is his bio on the foundation's website:

Rudy leads the Closing the Achievement Gaps Initiative, shaping technical assistance to participating sites and managing knowledge generation. Prior to joining the NEA Foundation, he served as a senior associate at the Public Education Network. He holds a degree in Linguistics from Georgetown University, and is currently completing a Doctorate of Education at the University of Maryland–College Park.