Treasurer Kelly Mitchell hires executive director of new Education Scholarship Account Program

INDIANA — Indiana Treasurer of State Kelly Mitchell has hired the first employee of the new Indiana Education Scholarship Account Program (INESA). Jaclyn Guglielmo, a certified behavior analyst and educator, will serve as Executive Director of the program.

Guglielmo will manage INESA as it prepares to launch in fall 2022 and will be primarily responsible for the program’s implementation, day-to-day operations, strategic vision, and building the team.

Prior to taking this role, Guglielmo served as Assistant Director of Clinical Development at The Hope Source in Indianapolis, an organization dedicated to providing learning opportunities to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She also served as the Director of Clinical Services at the May Institute and the Program Director for Applied Behavior Analysis at Boston Public Schools.

Kelly Mitchell

“My team and I could not be more impressed with Jaclyn’s dynamism, policy knowledge, and commitment to education,” said Treasurer Mitchell. “Her unique background, coupled with an instinctive knowledge of government processes, makes her an excellent choice to lead our new program. I look forward to introducing her to stakeholders around the state and am excited to work with her as we build INESA in a responsible, effective manner.”

Guglielmo holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Policy and Law from Trinity College and a Master of Science in Teaching from Fordham University. She lives in Fortville with her family.

The Education Scholarship Account Program is a program of the State of Indiana, administered and overseen by the Treasurer of State (Ind. Code § 20-51.4) charged with establishing education scholarship accounts to provide grants to parents of eligible students or emancipated eligible students to use for qualified educational expenses. The program was passed during the 2021 legislation session and enrollment will open in the spring of 2022 for the following school year.

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