Elaine M. Niefeld, MA, MBA, is a consultant and former associate director of the RTI Action Network. She was responsible for developing content for RTINetwork.org, which offers guidance to thousands of educators each month on how to implement a response to intervention framework in schools. RTI Action Network is a program of the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD).
Before joining NCLD, Niefeld was director of publications for the International Dyslexia Association. She has also served as editorial director for Brookes Publishing Co., an independent publisher of resources for human service professionals working in education and disability-related fields.
Niefeld has a master’s degree in liberal arts from Johns Hopkins University and a master’s degree in business administration from Loyola University in Maryland.