Melissa Lin (she/her), project director, brings extensive expertise in product development, communications, on-site and virtual event management, and efficient program operations. She is especially interested in fostering community learning, encouraging curiosity and creativity, and helping to create collaborative spaces where individuals can learn and grow.

Since 2009, Lin has contributed to school leadership projects and initiatives through the Quality Measures™ Center (QM Center). As a project director on the QM Center, she coordinates the complex communications and logistics needed to bring principal preparation providers, school leaders, district staff, and state education agency leaders together in an inclusive, collaborative setting. She helps teams translate their creative ideas and visions into accessible products, services, systems, and operations.

Lin also serves as webinar coordinator for the National Center for Health, Behavioral Health, and Safety. Prior to joining EDC, Lin held communications and development/fundraising positions in several nonprofits, including in the visual and performing arts.

Lin holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking from the University of Connecticut. She received a PMD Pro Certification for project manager from APMG International.