Siobhan Bredin is an EDC senior manager and advanced technical assistance (TA) specialist. She brings decades of experience in equity, diversity, and inclusion; continuous quality improvement; project design and management; product development; strategic dissemination; and information architecture design. She specializes in developing and sustaining communities of practice that focus on making systems more equitable and effective.
As the director of training and TA for the National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment, Bredin leads a team that supports states, territories, and tribes in implementing the Child Care and Development Fund. Previously, she served as a leader and TA product manager of multiple initiatives, including the National Center on Program Management and Fiscal Operations.
Bredin advances and publishes on equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI). She is a member of EDC’s EDI Retention Subcommittee, facilitates EDC’s training on understanding and mitigating implicit bias, and serves as a mentor. Beyond EDC, she participates in a national Equity, Inclusiveness, and Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness Practice work group.
Bredin holds an EdM from Lesley University and BA in Psychology from Wellesley College.