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Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313
Anne Wang is a highly experienced program evaluator, technical assistance specialist, and product developer. She is committed to promoting the use of positive approaches and evidence-based practices to foster the academic and social-emotional development of children and youth.
As a member of EDC’s National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools team, Wang develops products and provides technical assistance for an initiative that is working with school districts to scale innovations developed collaboratively between school staff, researchers, and developers. She is leading the evaluation of HP LIFE e-Learning, a suite of online training courses for students, entrepreneurs, and small business owners across the globe aimed at applying IT and business skills to establish and grow businesses, build successful companies, and create jobs.
Previously, Wang led the evidence-based programs and practices workgroup of the National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention, which advanced the knowledge and skills of school districts to select, implement, and sustain evidence-based programs. As an Evaluation Technical Assistance Provider for the Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies’ (CAPT) Service to Science initiative, she helped local programs develop logic models and evaluation plans, create evaluation tools, develop data collection systems, and analyze data, toward the goal of achieving evidence-based status.
Wang has coauthored and developed a range of reports and resources for the field, including Revisiting the Core Elements of Our Capacity Building Framework for Scaling School Reforms: Lessons from the Field after Four Years of Work, Measuring Bullying Victimization, Perpetration, and Bystander Experiences: A Compendium of Assessment Tools (published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Safe Schools/Healthy Students Evaluation Monograph, and Safe Havens: School, Community, and Education of Youth and Children Experiencing Homelessness.
She received a BA in Psychology and Chinese Studies from Wellesley College and a PhD in Social Psychology from Harvard University.