Madison Cooley

Madison Cooley

Senior Program Associate, Communications and Development

Madison Cooley joined Higher Learning Advocates in September of 2018. She supports the organization’s communications team by assisting in the development of social media strategies, drafting outreach material for external audiences, and designs digital content for social media and websites. Madison also assists in HLA’s development efforts, overseeing current and potential funders. Madison brings to Higher Learning Advocates an enthusiasm for politics and advocacy. She believes that every student can pursue educational opportunity, an interest she first developed through a part-time job at a local Boys & Girls Club.

Prior to joining Higher Learning Advocates, Madison graduated from James Madison University with a B.A. in political science. Originally from Wisconsin, Madison enjoys Packer football season, the mild D.C. winters, running, and reading.

Follow Madison on Twitter at @MadisonCooley9.

Authored Posts

  • Higher Learning Advocates Submits Letter on FY 2023 Appropriations

    WASHINGTON (April 13, 2022) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates (HLA) submitted a letter outlining our support for key issues…

  • Online Program Managers (OPMS): Ensuring Quality & Protecting Innovation

    Over the last two years, the COVID-19 pandemic and the changing needs of today’s students have necessitated an unprecedented…

  • Outsourcing Online Programs: Policy Options for OPM Oversight

    As a form of outsourcing in higher education, online program management (OPM) is not remarkable. Universities regularly, and with…