Mattie Robinson is the Manager of Operations and Communications for The Education Policy and Leadership Center, and she is Co-Coordinator of EPLC’s Pennsylvania Education Policy Fellowship Program. Mattie is responsible for EPLC’s day-to-day operations, leadership program planning, web sites, materials development, and event management.
In the two years before joining EPLC in 2005, Mattie worked for the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) as a Marketing and Communications Specialist. In that role she organized large conferences, workshops, and press conferences with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the National Weather Service, among other organizations. She also coordinated media coverage for SRBC events, wrote and distributed various advocacy materials, and maintained SRBC’s web site.
Prior to working at SRBC, Mattie spent four years working for Fleishman-Hillard, a large public relations firm in Washington, D.C., where she managed media relations and events for various federal agency and corporate clients. Previously, Mattie planned orientation programs and designed publications for American University, and wrote articles for various national trade magazines.
She has earned degrees from American University and Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC), and she is currently taking courses at HACC to earn a degree in Web Development and Web Design.