Dawn Rudolph, MSEd

Senior Director, Technical Assistance & Network Engagement | UCEDD and MCH TA Teams
Phone: 240-821-9387

Dawn Rudolph, MSEd

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Dawn Rudolph, MSEd, is the Senior Director for Technical Assistance and Network Engagement where she leads a wide range of training and supports for the national network of University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDDs) and the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Other Disabilities (LEND) programs, and also leverages their expertise to inform national efforts impacting people with disabilities. She brings over 30 years experience working with people with disabilities and their families in community and educational settings.

Previously, Ms. Rudolph served as Service Coordination Administrator for Washington, DC overseeing coordination of all community-based services provided by DC's Developmental Disabilities Administration. Prior to that, she served the disability community as a community living program director for two non-profit provider organizations in Maryland and D.C. Earlier work includes supporting children, adults, and families in roles of family therapist specializing in families whose young children were first diagnosed with disabilities, early intervention teacher, and direct support professional. Ms. Rudolph brings significant service, training, management, administration, and leadership experience in non-profit and government sectors dedicated to improving quality of life for people with disabilities. Read about what drives her work.

Ms. Rudolph holds an MSEd in Psychological Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BS in Special Education from Gwynedd-Mercy College.

Areas of Interest:

  • Community Living
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Supports Across the Lifespan
  • Knowledge Translation