Miranda Kennedy is the Director of Education for the ABLE National Resource Center (ABLE NRC), a collaborative whose supporters share the goal of accelerating the design and availability of ABLE accounts for the benefit of individuals with disabilities and their families. The Center brings together the investment, support and resources of the country’s largest and most influential national disability organizations. Miranda’s expertise is in the areas of outreach and education, researching and analyzing policy issues, developing and executing training, and implementing promising practices in the areas of youth in transition, workforce development, cross-system service coordination, and asset development. From 2006 to 2018 Miranda served as the Director of Training and Senior Technical Advisor for the Disability Employment Initiative and Disability Program Navigator Initiative, contracted by the U.S. Department of Labor, increasing the capacity of the public workforce system to better serve and achieve integrated, competitive employment outcomes for job seekers with disabilities.
Miranda holds a master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Denver Institute for Public Policy Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She lives outside of Boulder, Colorado with her two children.