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Seasoned Political and Communications Expert Joins CER

CER Press Release
Washington, D.C.
February 1, 2013

Citing the critical role of communications and the intersection of politics with the organization’s mission to educate and activate the public and policymakers on substantive education reform, CER President Jeanne Allen welcomed Nate Breeding as Director of Communications, overseeing all of the organizations outreach, public affairs and media relations.

“A new generation of technologies and communications requires a new generation of leadership,” said Allen. “We are so excited to have the skills and drive that Nate brings to the world of education reform.”

Prior to joining CER this week, Nate served for four years as the Outreach Manager with The German Marshall Fund (GMF) where he worked to position and promote GMF as a leader in transatlantic foreign policy and civil society issues. In addition to this, he served as a liaison to ambassadors and diplomatic staff in Washington and managed embassy outreach efforts and relations across all programmatic areas. Nate also has vast experience in designing and executing high-level events, summits, and press conferences throughout the United States, Europe and North Africa.

Holding a Masters in Communications from Johns Hopkins University, Nate has also been active in several political campaigns and has served as a press advance representative for President George W. Bush, Senator John McCain, and most recently Governor Mitt Romney.

“I am excited for the opportunity to take the skills and expertise I have developed over the years to ensure that CER continues to serve as the leading authority, voice and advocate for education reform. I am proud to be joining an organization with such a tradition of excellence.”

Nate can be reached at 301-986-8088.

To learn more about CER, its staff and programs go to www.edreform.com.

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CER, since 1993, is the leading voice and advocate for lasting, substantive and structural education reform in the U.S. Additional information about the Center and its activities can be found at www.edreform.com.