Erica Fields has over 25 years of experience in the field of education as a researcher, evaluator, and practitioner. She brings extensive expertise in science, mathematics, and early childhood education programs and research. Her work focuses on improving STEM college and career pathways and maternal, infant, and early childhood health.

A published author, Fields’ current research seeks to identify strategies to improve early learning opportunities and outcomes, foster resilience in students, promote understanding of parents’ role in education, and broaden participation in STEM careers. Prior to her career in education research, she was a preschool teacher in New York City.

Fields holds an MS Ed in Early Childhood Education from the Bank Street Graduate School of Education and a BA in English from Amherst College.