Ronda Alexander, EDC senior training and technical assistance associate, is an experienced education leader and expert in systems change. She brings extensive experience in human-centered goal setting, management, professional development and training, multi-sector partnership cultivation, consensus building and coaching, and new program development. With a focus on historically marginalized communities, she builds the capacity of groups and organizations to center the communities they serve with the goal to disrupt systemic privilege and elevate underrepresented voices.

As a key member of EDC’s Data Paths team, Alexander is working to promote data literacy and data careers among K–16 Massachusetts students. Beyond EDC, she serves as the director of national partnerships for Vital Village Networks at Boston Medical Center.

Previously, Alexander was director of operations for the United Way of Southeastern Michigan. For many years, she held leadership, managerial, and training positions for the premier education initiative of the Ford Motor Company Fund – Ford Next Generation Learning.

Alexander holds an MA in Cross-Cultural and International Education and an MA in German Language and Culture from Bowling Green State University.