EDC develops practitioner-informed professional development and resources that build professional and organizational capacities. We engage educators, health providers, and community agency staff in communities of practice that reflect current findings on effective strategies to support adult learning and systems improvements.
We develop and deliver training and technical assistance to frontline staff in classrooms, clinics, and communities that support their use of evidence-based practices to enhance services. We also build policymakers’ capacity to collect, analyze, and use data to guide decision-making.
4 Ways to Reduce Opioid Misuse and Overdose
For those working to prevent opioid misuse in their communities, four strategies that work.
Building Partnerships to Go to Scale
Successful, scalable international projects rely on a shared vision and unified approach, says EDC’s Bill Potter.
Preventing Suicide on Campus
How can colleges support students’ mental health? EDC’s Bonnie Lipton discusses.
Preventing the Next Opioid Overdose
In Massachusetts, many communities are implementing post-overdose programs. EDC’s Gary Langis explains why that’s a good idea.
3 Ways to Improve Civics Education
Concerns about voter engagement and misinformation are driving the need for better civics education. What should that look like?
How Should Communities Respond to Marijuana Legalization?
As more states legalize marijuana, communities must come up with new ways to approach prevention.
This final report summarizes the evaluation of the impact of EDC’s Early Childhood Caregiver Professional Development and Certification Program in Rwanda.
This document outlines the vision, mission, and three-year plan of the Massachusetts Computing Attainment Network (MassCAN), which is based at EDC.
In this midterm evaluation of the Basa Pilipinas project in the Philippines, EDC tracked and measured changes in student reading performance.
This brief presents findings from a 2014 CADRE study of early career STEM education researchers and veteran principal investigators and their experiences with early career mentoring, either of them
This brief provides schools and districts with an overview of a matched-comparison group design and describes how they can use this research method to answer questions about the impacts of educational programs.
This free workshop kit is designed to help staff in schools, youth-serving organizations, and suicide prevention programs take action to reduce suicidal behavior among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and t
EDC and the Massachusetts Community Colleges & Workforce Development Transformation Agenda (MCCWDTA) are working to transform developmental and adult basic education.
EDC conducted a research study in the Democratic Republic of Congo to test the effects of teacher knowledge and practice on student learning.
This website helps suicide prevention professionals—both individuals and organizations—develop messages about suicide that are strategic, safe, and positive.
This resource library on the CADRE website highlights opportunities, resources, and projects that aim to increase involvement for underserved and underrepresented populations at all levels of STEM