EDC develops practitioner-informed professional development and resources that build professional and organizational capacities. We engage educators, health providers, and community agency staff in communities of practice that reflect current findings on effective strategies to support adult learning and systems improvements.
We develop and deliver training and technical assistance to frontline staff in classrooms, clinics, and communities that support their use of evidence-based practices to enhance services. We also build policymakers’ capacity to collect, analyze, and use data to guide decision-making.
4 Ways to Reduce Opioid Misuse and Overdose
For those working to prevent opioid misuse in their communities, four strategies that work.
Building Partnerships to Go to Scale
Successful, scalable international projects rely on a shared vision and unified approach, says EDC’s Bill Potter.
Preventing Suicide on Campus
How can colleges support students’ mental health? EDC’s Bonnie Lipton discusses.
Preventing the Next Opioid Overdose
In Massachusetts, many communities are implementing post-overdose programs. EDC’s Gary Langis explains why that’s a good idea.
3 Ways to Improve Civics Education
Concerns about voter engagement and misinformation are driving the need for better civics education. What should that look like?
How Should Communities Respond to Marijuana Legalization?
As more states legalize marijuana, communities must come up with new ways to approach prevention.
This website features a set of tools and resources from the STEPS to Care Program created to help individuals with HIV management.
This resource library contains an array of practice briefs, videos, webinars, and curated resource links to help mental health professionals better address the needs of individuals affected by HIV.
This website helps suicide prevention professionals—both individuals and organizations—develop messages about suicide that are strategic, safe, and positive.
This online toolkit provides specific guidance for applying SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework to the prevention of opioid misuse and overdoses.
This brief describes the continuous improvement process and how that process works in educational settings. It features an overview, references, and resources that school and district leaders may find helpful as they seek to integrate continuous improvement cycles into their work to improve teaching and learning.
The proliferation of new technologies is changing the way we live, learn, and work. This white paper examines the complex and interconnected challenges related to workforce development, economics, education, equity, and ethics that our society must address to ensure our workforce is future-ready.
This guide supports educators in creating, planning, and implementing innovative media projects with young people as part of the Adobe Youth Voices program.
This website contains links to social marketing campaigns from communities supported by the Massachusetts Technical Assistance Partnership for Prevention (MassTAPP).
This report describes how the Regional Education Laboratory Northeast & Islands at EDC supported the formulation and implementation of a new data- and research-based discipline policy in one mi
For two years, the Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Learning Resource Center at EDC and the ITEST community engaged in a collaborative exploration of evidence-bas