Author profile

As a policy researcher, Gerardo provides education policy leaders with quality and research-driven information on nationwide policies. He completed his bachelor’s degree in international affairs and ethnic studies at the University of Colorado Boulder and plans to complete a master’s of public health in health systems, management and policy at the Colorado School of Public Health. Gerardo is passionate about education policy because policies have an opportunity to promote better health outcomes in students and educators.

More from this author

How Connecticut’s Home Visit Program Improved Chronic Absenteeism

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, many states have struggled to reengage students who are chronically absent from school. According to the...

Read More

Recruiting and Retaining School-Based Mental Health Professionals

As Mental Health Awareness Month comes to a close, many are reflecting on the current state of student mental health and considering policy...

Read More