Tony Streit is a nationally recognized leader in youth development, media literacy, out-of-school time, and informal STEM. Streit’s projects weave technical assistance, professional development, instructional design, and technology integration with a focus on student-centered learning.

Streit is principal investigator for the National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE), a technical assistance effort of the U.S. Administration for Children and Families. He co-leads Supporting Readiness through Vital Civic Empowerment (SRVCE), a civics education curriculum project funded by the U.S. Department of Defense. Recently, he co-authored a landscape study funded by the Wallace Foundation: Supporting Quality in Summer Learning. For a decade, he led an EDC team in designing and managing Adobe Systems’ signature philanthropic effort Adobe Youth Voices.

Streit is the board president of the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE). Prior to EDC, he was the co-founder and co-director of Street-Level Youth Media, a celebrated Chicago organization recognized for its innovative approach to youth development and digital learning.

Streit holds a dual BA in Economics and Communications from the University of Notre Dame.