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Karen Cairone, mental health expert and widely published author, helps teachers, leaders, and families foster children’s resilience, promote social and emotional development, and address challenging behaviors.
Jesse Campbell brings his expertise in the development of online education resources to a range of EDC projects. With over 10 years of...
Rebecca Carey is the associate director of the U.S. Division and a skilled project director who manages complex federal R&D centers and...
Colleen Carr, director for the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) at EDC, brings nearly two decades of public health experience to leading the nation’s public-private partnership for suicide prevention charged with advancing the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention .
Eileen Caruso, the leader of EDC’s portfolio of domestic early childhood initiatives, is highly experienced in nonprofit management and...
Shannon Cassidy is an experienced project coordinator with expertise in on-site and virtual event management, client communications,...
Michelle Cerrone leads research studies and evaluations that deepen understanding of how to harness media and digital technologies to enhance education.
Ben Chauncey, senior finance director for EDC’s U.S. Division, leads teams in proactively and efficiently addressing the fiscal operations and development needs of over 300 staff.
Nancy Chervin is a youth and workforce advisor specializing in international work readiness skills training and work-based learning. She...
Tina Choi is EDC’s senior vice president, external affairs. She leads EDC’s communications, policy, and partnership initiatives, providing...
Rachel Christina designs, implements, and evaluates research-based education initiatives globally, with particular interests in school quality improvement in low-resource contexts, teacher and school leader professional development, foundational skills, and early childhood development.
Adam Chu, associate project director, is an expert in suicide prevention and behavioral health. A highly skilled technical assistance...
Denise Clarke is the chief of party (COP) for USAID’s Let’s Read Project in Zambia. Previously, she served as COP for the USAID–Liberia...
Kimberly Clear-Sandor, a child-care health consultant, is an expert in child and family health and wellness.