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Melanie Adler, an award-winning instructional designer and experienced content strategist, has extensive knowledge of prevention science, substance misuse prevention, adult learning principles, and e-learning.
Sommer Albert, prevention specialist, is an expert community builder, youth educator, and trauma-informed facilitator. She has extensive...
Ronda Alexander, EDC senior training and technical assistance associate, is an experienced education leader and expert in systems change...
As brand director in EDC’s Office of Communications, Ricky Altizer serves as a facilitator, designer, and creative lead helping to define,...
Evangeline Ambat is an experienced technical assistance specialist, evaluator, and project manager. She has extensive expertise building...
Louisa Anastasopoulos is a senior researcher and evaluator, expert trainer, and specialist in early childhood technical assistance (TA)...
Kate Anderson is an educational leader and instructional design expert. She specializes in the design, development, and delivery of high-...
Courtney Arthur is a versatile and experienced instructional designer and project manager. She has expertise in managing complex multisite...
Adwoa Atta-Krah, EDC director of engagement and delivery, manages the effective and timely execution of the president and CEO’s priorities...
Joseph Aubele is a researcher specializing in advanced quantitative analyses and quasi-experimental designs. His research interests include...
Jessica Auerbach, project director and senior technical assistance specialist, is an expert in early childhood health and wellness, mental...
Nicole M. Augustine is a behavioral health and public health expert, social entrepreneur, and social justice advocate. A passionate...
Melissa Avelino is the finance director for EDC’s U.S. Division. A highly experienced financial leader and analyst, she brings a strong...
Eden Badertscher, a nationally recognized expert in equity and social justice in mathematics education, leads a body of work that focuses on strengthening our system of mathematics education to promote all students’ proficiency.
Sally Baggett brings more than 20 years of experience in the management of evidence-based, early childhood home visitation programs to...
Jessica J. Bailey, research scientist, has expertise in educational research, evaluation, assessment, advanced statistical methods, technical support, and strategic dissemination.
Doug Baken is an expert in U.S. government funding and regulations compliance, as well as a highly skilled and experienced trainer. He...
Erin Bardar is a highly skilled instructional materials designer with expertise in earth science, space science, climate science, and data...
Tobie Barton brings expertise in public health, maternal and child health, and injury prevention to her role as the director of product...
Alemayehu Bekele is a research associate at EDC, with expertise in conducting evaluations, technical assistance (TA), and research programs supporting education projects to improve disparity and inequity in public education systems.