Madison Cooley

Madison Cooley

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 Education Policy & Regulatory Transition Recommendations

    WASHINGTON (October 6, 2020) — Higher Learning Advocates provided recommendations to advance higher education policy and regulations in key…

  • CBS19 News: Emergency aid needed for fall semester students

    Executive Director Julie Peller joined CBS19 News to discuss how federal funding can help today's students, who have been…

  • Higher Learning Advocates & Sixty Partner Organizations Urge Congress to Include the Supporting Connectivity for Higher Education Students in Need Act in the Next Relief Package

    WASHINGTON (June 17, 2020) — Sixty-one organizations came together today to urge Congress to include the Supporting Connectivity for…