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Tara Ward, an expert in early childhood education, focuses on providing individualized professional development and support for early...
Dana M. Wardlaw is an award-winning instructional designer with extensive experience developing meaningful learning opportunities for...
Pritay Washington, a highly experienced trainer and manager, supports early childhood and out-of-school time programs in improving the...
Kevin Waterman is a STEM education expert and educational innovator. An experienced project director and instructional designer, he leads...
Hanna Girma Wedajo, EDC senior research associate, specializes in qualitative research, policy analysis, program evaluation, and research...
Andrea Weidele is a training and technical assistance associate for the Center for Early Learning Professionals. In this role, Andrea...
Amy West
Amy West is an international humanitarian and development practitioner with expertise in education and livelihoods protection and youth...
Kristy Whitcomb brings extensive expertise in public health, early childhood education, home visiting, continuous quality improvement (CQI...
Catherine Williams, a sustainable development communications professional, has worked with the United Nations, nonprofits, and social...
Jessica (Goldberg) Williams, a certified prevention specialist and highly skilled trainer, designs and delivers impactful learning events,...
Amy Willsey is an EDC vice president and the director for new business development in the International Development Division.
Jennifer Wilson has decades of experience in effective financial management, financial forecasting, business development, and fiscal...
Lukas Winfield is an experienced mixed-methods researcher and evaluator of STEM education. His research focuses on how education materials...
Diana Wogan is an expert in social and emotional learning (SEL), the whole child approach, and policy analysis. An experienced researcher...
Cassie Wright is an EDC operations director and an experienced leader in nonprofit management. She brings over 15 years of experience...
Angela Wu, financial manager, is highly experienced in fiscal analysis, budgeting, monitoring, financial forecasting, and complex financial modeling.
Kit Yasin is an instructional designer with over two decades of experience designing and directing projects that often include the...
Carol Yoshizumi is a highly skilled and experienced graphic design associate and illustrator. For over 35 years, she has designed and...
Jessica Mercer Young, developmental psychologist and senior research scientist, has extensive expertise in early childhood education, quantitative and qualitative methodologies, mathematics teaching and learning, mastery motivation, and growth mindset.
Christina Yung is a highly skilled financial manager for the U.S. Division. She brings extensive experience and a diverse skill set in...
Jen Yurof, EDC project director, is an experienced instructional designer and online learning specialist. She has extensive experience...
Sania Zaidi, EDC senior research scientist, is an expert in assessment design and in promoting K–12 STEM teachers’ instructional and...