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Heidi Kar, an international mental health expert and licensed clinical psychologist, brings to EDC significant experience in violence and trauma.
Maria Katradis is an education and public health researcher with expertise in youth development, adult learning, international education,...
Nevin Katz, a senior technology associate and experienced instructional designer, provides technical leadership to education and...
Alisha Keirstead is the director of EDC’s Global Health Team, where she provides leadership, technical support, and quality assurance for...
Jennifer Kennedy is a mathematics educator who designs and implements technology-based mathematics programs in low-resource environments
Joy Lorenzo Kennedy, a developmental psychologist and highly experienced researcher, advances knowledge of strategies to promote early language and literacy development, school readiness, and family engagement.
Rachael Kenter is a public health professional with expertise in behavioral health promotion. She is especially interested in the alignment...
Shari Kessel Schneider, an expert in adolescent health and school health, advances knowledge of effective programs and practices to improve the physical and mental well-being of youth.
Lauren Klein is the director of EDC’s Office of Communications. In this role, she works across the international and U.S. divisions to...
Kelsey Klein is an education researcher with expertise in survey and assessment development, data collection procedures, and quantitative data analysis.
Chuck Klevgaard is a nationally recognized expert in substance misuse prevention, public health, and school-based health. Drawing on his experience in collective impact and prevention-focused partnerships, he builds the capacity of states, tribes, schools, communities, and cities to use evidence-based substance misuse prevention and intervention strategies.
Stephanie Knutson, an EDC senior training and technical assistance associate, is an accomplished educator and nurse leader in the fields of...
Randy Kochevar brings expertise in STEM education, instructional design, interactive media, data literacy, and science communications to his leadership of EDC’s Oceans of Data Institute (ODI).
Asli Koksal, director of business development for EDC’s U.S. Division, is a highly experienced leader with a strong track record of...
Janna Kook, an experienced researcher and early childhood education expert, advances knowledge of effective strategies to enhance children’s learning in early childhood programs and at home.
Hannah Kuntz provides coordination support to EDC’s international projects, particularly those in Latin America. She has expertise in...