The YM team includes education and mathematics researchers, developmental and cognitive scientists, instructional designers, early childhood teachers, professional learning educators, parents, and family engagement specialists.


Kristen Reed

Senior Project Director

Jessica Mercer Young

Principal Research Scientist

Staff and Collaborators

Louisa Anastasopoulos

Director of Family Partnerships

Lindsay Clements

Research Associate

Lori Coletti

Early Care & Education Specialist

Donna Dervishian Aldred

Project Associate

E. Paul Goldenberg

Expert Advisor

Janna Kook

Senior Research Associate

Heidi Rosenberg

Family Engagement Advisor

Deborah Schifter

Principal Research Scientist

Deborah Spencer

Expert Advisor

Shakesha Thompson

Early Education Expert Advisor