Anna Cielinski

Anna Cielinski
Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success
Policy expertise: 
Jobs, Training & Education
Adult and Postsecondary Education
Federal Postsecondary Policy
Workforce Development
WIOA Game Plan for Low-Income People

Anna Cielinski is a senior policy analyst with CLASP’s Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success. She analyzes and advocates for performance measurement and data systems that provide incentives to enroll or serve low-income or low-skilled people. This work spans postsecondary education, adult education, and workforce development policies.

Prior to joining CLASP, Ms. Cielinski worked as a policy analyst at ACT (American College Testing), where she covered postsecondary education and workforce development policy at the state and federal levels. Previously, she was a congressional staffer for seven years, with experience in both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate.   

Ms. Cielinski graduated from Vanderbilt University with a bachelor's in economics and holds a master's of public policy from the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University.