The Center is operated by Education Development Center (EDC), a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity. EDC has extensive experience supporting the work of early childhood professionals in Rhode Island.
Our staff has deep knowledge and expertise in early learning and development, early childhood program management, technical assistance, and adult learning. We are former child care and public school preschool teachers, early intervention specialists, program administrators, and adult educators. In addition to our regular staff, the Center is supported by a pool of highly experienced consultants who have long worked with Rhode Island’s early learning programs.