EDC has selected Andresse St. Rose, EdD, as director of educational research and evaluation for its U.S. Division. A distinguished educational researcher and thought leader, St. Rose is the co-author of Women in Community College: Access to Success; Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; and Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education, among other notable contributions to the field of education.
St. Rose joins EDC from the Center for Collaborative Education (CCE), where she served as managing director on CCE’s leadership team and led the organization’s research, evaluation, and policy initiatives. She brings deep expertise in transforming schools and is a national expert in education policy and reform, STEM education, and equity in education.
At EDC, St. Rose will lead a team that focuses on improving schools and educational systems and carries out a wide range of impactful initiatives and projects, including Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands at EDC. In collaboration with the team and other U.S. Division leaders, she will shape strategy and chart a course to enhance outcomes for all students.
“We are so excited and honored to have Dr. St. Rose join us in this pivotal role,” said Cindy Taylor, senior vice president and U.S. Division director. “She brings a unique and outstanding record of scholarship, leadership, and visionary work to improve the quality and equity of education.”
St. Rose holds an EdD in Education Policy and Administration from George Washington University, an MA in Higher Education Administration from Boston College, and a BA in Biology from Hamilton College. She will be based in EDC’s Waltham, Mass., headquarters.
“It is an honor to join the talented educational research and evaluation team at EDC, which has a long history of doing important work that I have long admired, used to inform my own work, and shared with others,” St. Rose said. “I am also excited to join EDC at a time when it is reaffirming its commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion as core organizational values, and I look forward to helping shape the work moving forward.”