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MICHELLE FEIST

COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP FOR POSTSECONDARY ATTAINMENT LEAD

FHI 360
Director, Department of School and Community Resources

Michelle Feist is the Director of the Department of School and Community Services at FHI 360. She has nearly 20 years of experience supporting systemic change initiatives focused on school reform and youth engagement/development. She has provided technical assistance and professional development to hundreds of school, district, and community-based organization partners. Feist also manages local and national networks of experts that focus on cross-site learning and sharing in areas such as middle grades reform, high school reform, dropout prevention, and disconnected youth. 

She recently co-authored, Bringing Students Back to the Center: A Resource Guide for Implementing and Enhancing Re-Engagement Centers for Out-of-School Youth, a report for the U.S. Department of Education. 

Feist has a master’s degree in public affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.