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.


Experts

Kingsley Arkorful
Chief of Party
Brenda Bell
Senior International Technical Advisor
Mary Burns
Senior Learning Technologist
Nancy Clark-Chiarelli
Literacy Specialist
Kim Dash
Senior Research Scientist
Patricia Fahey
Director of Early Learning and Development
Shai Fuxman
Senior Research Scientist
Lauren Gilman
Director, MassTAPP
Chelsey Goddard
Vice President | Director, SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies
Julie Goldstein Grumet
Director of Prevention and Practice
Lynne Hill
Senior International Technical Advisor
Ilene Kantrov
Director, Pathways to College and Careers
Brad Karlin
Vice President | Chief of Mental Health and Aging
Lauren Katzman
Project Director
Chuck Klevgaard
Public Health Specialist
Randy Kochevar
Director, Oceans of Data Institute
Maya Lagu
Instructional Designer
Deborah McLean Leow
Project Director
Ronnie Lovich, Technical Director, Health Programs
Technical Director, Health Programs
Mary Ann Mackrain
Project Director
June Mark
Managing Project Director
Jana Martella
Project Director
Kim Netter
Communications and Marketing Specialist
Lydia O'Donnell
Senior Vice President | Director, Health and Human Development Division
Carol Oliver
Chief of Training and Technical Assistance
Kirsten Peterson
Senior Project Director
Sarita Pillai
Managing Project Director
Gerald Reed
Vice President | Director, Center for the Study and Prevention of Injury, Violence, and Suicide
Simon Richmond
Project Director | Applied Technology Specialist
Julie Riordan
Senior Research Scientist
Susan Ross
International Development Specialist
Shari Kessel Schneider
Project Director II
Erin Smith
Project Director
Deborah Spencer
Managing Project Director
Jim Stanton
Senior Project Director
Rebecca Jackson Stoeckle
Vice President | Director, Health and Technology
Ellyson Stout
Project Director
Tony Streit
Senior Project Director
Bill Tally
Senior Research Scientist
Nancy Topping-Tailby
Project Director
Maria Valenti
Community Psychologist
Jim Vetter
Associate Director
Jack Vondras
Certified Prevention Specialist
Jill Weber
Vice President | Director of Research, Evaluation, and Policy

Projects

Resources

Here are a few of our resources on capacity building for individuals, organizations, and systems. To see more, visit our Resources section.

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This report presents detailed descriptions of five guidelines for schools and districts to consider as they draw upon interactive mobile technologies to promote students’ mathematical thinking.

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EDC developed Video Opportunities for Innovative Condom Education and Safer Sex (VOICES/VOCES), a video-based intervention designed to increase condom use among heterosexual African American and La

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This toolkit was developed for use in states and districts taking part in Wallace Foundation-funded efforts to improve school leadership.

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This website helps suicide prevention professionals—both individuals and organizations—develop messages about suicide that are strategic, safe, and positive.

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Based on a popular smartphone app created by the Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD, the Web-based PTSD Coach Online offers 17 different evidence-informed tools to help individ

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EDC conducted a research study in the Democratic Republic of Congo to test the effects of teacher knowledge and practice on student learning.

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This online tool provides guidance for applying the Strategic Prevention Framework process to the prevention of alcohol misuse and abuse.

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Written for program directors, program managers, educators, and others responsible for developing and implementing STEM programs in schools and community-based organizations, this guide seeks to re

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This document outlines the vision, mission, and three-year plan of the Massachusetts Computing Attainment Network (MassCAN), which is based at EDC.

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Designed by EDC and the Ford Motor Company Fund, the Ford Next Generation Learning (NGL) initiative includes an interdisciplinary high school curriculum, professional development, and a successful