Wodiska serves as Director of the Education & Workforce Committee where she directs and oversees NGA's legislative advocacy work on federal education, workforce, and labor legislation, including No Child Left Behind, special education, early education, higher education, career and technical education, school meals, Race to the Top, as well as competitiveness related legislation. Wodiska is a nationally recognized expert in education policy and federalism.
Previous Positions: Director of Federal Relations, National School Boards Association; Assistant Director of Public Policy, American Counseling Association; Economic Analyst, Howrey, Simon, Arnold and White Law Firm, LLP; President, Urbaniak Policy Consulting; Legislative Associate, United States Senate
Education: Valedictorian, M.A. Political Management: George Washington University, Graduate School of Political Management, Washington, DC; B.A. Economics, Political Science: Concordia College, Moorhead, MN; and Economics: American University, Washington, DC
Current Affiliations: President, Virginia School Boards Association; Elected Member of the Falls Church Public School Board; Appointed Member of the Advisory Committee on Veterans Employment, Training, and Employer Outreach (ACVETEO) at the U.S. Department of Labor. Previous guest lecturer at John Hopkins University, George Washington University, George Mason University, Georgetown University, and University of Maryland.
Numerous speaking engagements, print and radio appearances.