770 N. Halsted Street, Suite 205
Chicago, IL 60642
Kate Goddard specializes in designing, implementing, and supporting the continuous improvement of technology- and media-based out-of-school time (OST) programs. She contributes her expertise to initiatives that seek to strengthen and support the OST workforce, including YouthLearn. From 2007 to 2016, she advanced the mission of Adobe Foundation’s philanthropic initiative Adobe Youth Voices by building the capacity of programs and educators around the globe to implement youth media programming. With AYV, she managed grantees, developed and led training for informal and formal educators, and built an online educator community. Prior to joining EDC, Kate worked as a Program Director for the Community Technology Empowerment Project, managing and training AmeriCorps members on how to integrate media and technology into existing community technology centers. Earlier in her career, she worked with youth and facilitated creative learning experiences at Phillips Community TV, the Science Museum of Minnesota, Denver Open Media, and Girls Inc. of Metro Denver. She holds a BS in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.