Lindsay Jones, Esq
Lindsay Jones, JD, is the Chief Executive Officer of CAST, where she works with innovative educators and researchers across the globe to design education systems that are learner-centered, flexible, accessible, and rooted in Universal Design for Learning. Lindsay leads strategy and implementation at CAST to ensure all of CAST's work removes barriers, fosters belonging, and creates equitable education opportunities for every learner. Prior to CAST she was the president and CEO of the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD), a national nonprofit organization that seeks to improve the lives of the one in five individuals with learning disabilities and attention issues and their families. Ms. Jones has been a senior director for policy and advocacy at the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), where she led federal legislative advocacy and worked with dedicated educator advocates across the country, and an attorney, advising and representing schools and parents in special education matters. She was instrumental in developing and pushing forward many policies at CEC that supported classroom teachers in their work with children with disabilities and their families. Learn more.