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Jason H. Padgett is a nationally recognized suicide prevention expert, an experienced program leader, and a highly skilled training and...
Allison Parish, a national expert in early childhood and mental health, has deep expertise in home visiting, continuous improvement, and...
John Parris, an expert in educational media and digital strategy, brings extensive experience in research, usability, evaluation, instructional design, multimedia production, and project management.
Rachel Pascale, an expert in training and instructional design, advances initiatives focused on social and emotional learning (SEL), mental...
Shelley Pasnik, EDC senior vice president and spokesperson for equitable futures for all families, oversees EDC’s global early childhood...
EDC Vice President Michel Pelletier serves as the director of Domestic Programs within the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) where he...
Lydia Perry brings strong organizational, fiscal, technical, problem-solving, data analysis, and interpersonal skills to her role as an administrative coordinator.
Kirsten Peterson, an expert in online instructional design and interpersonal learning, creates innovative, effective learning experiences for diverse groups of learners.
Sarita Pillai, a highly skilled leader of national technical assistance centers, works to enhance the quality and equity of pre-K–12 STEM education.
Brenda Potter is an expert in child development, early care and education, parent education, professional development, program development...
Bill Potter is a senior education and youth development specialist with over 30 years of domestic and international experience as both a practitioner and a senior program manager.