Kermit Kaleba is the managing director for policy at National Skills Coalition, where he directs the organization's efforts to advance a national skills strategy through federal and state legislation, agency regulation and national funding initiatives. Kermit assists state and local leaders in policy advocacy both within Washington and in their home districts and works with National Skills Coalition field staff and partner organizations to help improve state and local implementation of federal programs. Kermit was previously NSC’s Senior Policy Analyst from 2008-12 before he left to develop his on-the-ground knowledge of workforce development and administration at the Washington DC Workforce Investment Council, where he rose to the position of Executive Director. Kermit holds a J.D. and a bachelor's degree from the College of William and Mary.
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