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Heidi Rosenberg is an expert in family engagement, early childhood education, out-of-school time (OST) care, and evaluation strategies to...
Laurie Rosenblum is a research associate and writer in EDC’s Suicide Prevention Resource Center.
Deborah Rosenfeld has extensive knowledge of early childhood mathematics through her experiences teaching young children, studying teachers’ knowledge and beliefs about early childhood mathematics, and working with teachers to develop knowledge of mathematical development.
Gisela Rots, a public health expert and highly skilled trainer, leads programs that improve outcomes for vulnerable populations through the use of evidence-based strategies.
Nancy Ruskin, a highly experienced administrative manager and operations professional, contributes her strong problem-solving, data...
Shanna Russ, research communications expert and experienced project director, leads the dissemination strategy for REL Northeast &...
Sarah Ryan, research scientist, studies how policy and practice can more effectively support historically underserved youth, particularly...
For over 20 years, Melanie Sany has designed, managed, and evaluated education and workforce training programs for youth in developing...
Neil Schiavo is an expert in educational equity and the evaluation of large-scale education initiatives.
Deborah Schifter, EDC principal research scientist, is an expert in mathematics education and early algebra learning. She leads research,...
Jill Sells, EDC distinguished scholar and pediatrician, is a national leader in policies, systems, and programs at the intersection of...
Suzanne Sevegny, an EDC training and technical assistance associate, has over two decades of experience in child development, early...
Salma Shawa has expertise in quantitative and qualitative research and analysis, strategic research communications, evaluation, and project...
Teresa Sherman is the manager for communications and engagement for EDC Solutions , the direct service enterprise of EDC. She specializes...
Heather Sherwood, a research associate, works on a variety of large-scale, national research, evaluation, and development projects.
Katherine Shields, a senior researcher and program evaluator specializing in education, leads studies that provide new insights into...
Steve Shuman, a national expert in public health and early childhood development, has supported Head Start and childcare programs in...
Megan Silander leads studies that generate new insights into effective pre-K–12 education policies and programs.
Christina Silvi is a training and technical assistance (T/TA) specialist at the Center for Early Learning Professionals in Rhode Island.