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Bronwyn Taggart, an award-winning editor and writer, has extensive experience in project management, communication management, children's media, and online animation. She contributes her expertise to R&D projects and studies that explore the potential of technology to enhance students' learning, support teachers, and improve the quality and equity of education.
Taggart manages the Playing With Data project, a three-year, two-million-dollar National Science Foundation-funded study of how teachers use digital gameplay data to inform their instructional practices. She also facilitates the use of project management tools—particularly during the set-up phase—by other projects. Taggart advances strategic business development and communication goals by overseeing EDC’s Center for Children and Technology (CCT) website and individual project websites, doing substantive editing of grant proposals and reports, drafting scripts for videos and digital games, and supervising freelance and support staff.
Previously, Taggart edited products and presentations for the Head Start National Center on Program Management and Fiscal Operations (PMFO). She also created copyright and permissions guidelines for PMFO.
Before joining EDC, Taggart served as an editor for AKC Publications, where she edited all columns for two national magazines and wrote about developments in veterinary medicine. The author of a best-selling non-fiction graphic anthology, she was a successful comic book writer for DC and Marvel Comics and received the Will Eisner award for Best Editor in 1996, as well as other awards for her editing and photography.
Taggart holds a BA in Psychology from Reed College—where she was named Coleman Scholar in her freshman year—has PMD Pro certification as a project manager, and is an accredited paralegal in copyright and trademark law, having received her certification from The New School.