Michelle Sedaca is a Research Manager at the Education Redesign Lab where she is helping build a knowledge base of best practices and approaches to creating comprehensive, integrated systems of support for children and youth. She most recently served as a Communications Manager for JFF's Pathways to Prosperity initiative, overseeing its communications and marketing strategy to amplify state and regional college and career pathways efforts. Michelle also managed a variety of research and writing projects for America's Promise Alliance and Jumpstart for Young Children. Projects included case studies on cradle-to-college and career initiatives, a report on the potential of K-12 digital learning, and a synthesis of research on the early childhood workforce. Michelle received her undergraduate degree in politics from Oberlin College and a joint master’s degree in urban policy and child development from Tufts University.