Judy Mortrude

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

Judy Mortrude is a senior policy analyst with CLASP's Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success. Ms. Mortrude has more than 30 years' experience developing, delivering, and evaluating workforce education, particularly with low-literacy and high-barrier populations. She has been a classroom teacher, school administrator, and state agency staff. Currently, Ms. Mortrude supports cross-agency state teams  as they scale and sustain integrated education and training career pathway policies and practices; focus attention on racial and economic equity; and build two-generational strategies. Additionally, she analyzes federal adult and postsecondary education policy and supports organizations like the National Coalition for Literacy and the Open Door Collective.