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Strong literacy skills are passports to academic and career success. Across the U.S., EDC helps early...
Far too few youth and adults have the skills and knowledge they need to excel in the workforce. Across...
From remote rural regions to urban centers, students face obstacles that bar the road to their school...

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Girls Looking Through Magnifying Glass

EDC has been awarded funding from the National Science Foundation that will enable the global...

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On August 24 to 26, EDC joined its partners, the National Career Academy Coalition, University of...

Young woman working on robotics

With a $1.38M grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute for Education Sciences,...

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David Jacobson, Adam Swanson, and Jerry Reed (shown left to right below) presented sessions and led...

Watch Us In Action

Watch how our Young Mathematicians program uses games to engage children in learning math and build their persistence.

Who We Are

Julie Riordan

Julie Riordan advances knowledge of strategies to sustain strong researcher-...

Mary Mackrain

Mary Mackrain is a nationally recognized expert in infant and early childhood...

Trisha O'Connell

Trisha O’Connell has deep expertise in nonprofit development and management,...

Lauren Katzman

Lauren Katzman is deeply committed to advancing systemic changes in K–12 education...