David Goldberg

Vice President, National Policy & Partnerships

David Goldberg has worked on federal law and policy since 1994. At NCTL, David works with Congress, the Administration, and national education, civil rights, and community organizations to promote federal education policies that are flexible enough to support state and local education, and with community leaders who seek to implement high-quality expanded learning time schools.
Prior to joining NCTL, David was a senior counsel at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a coalition of over 200 national organizations. His work there focused on managing the coalition’s education task force, which was responsible for federal policy and advocacy in Congress and the Administration. David has also worked for Senator Edward M. Kennedy as his Special Counsel for Civil Rights on the Judiciary Committee, a role which included providing legal support to Senator Kennedy’s education committee staff on various issues in education law. Additionally, David has had a private consulting practice helping non-profits write and advocate for legislation, and he has served as civil rights counsel in the U.S. Department of Transportation during the Clinton Administration. 
David holds an Associate of the Arts degree from Simon’s Rock of Bard College; a BS in Physics from Stanford University; and a JD from Boston College Law School.