Evangeline Ambat is an experienced technical assistance specialist, evaluator, and project manager. She has extensive expertise building capacity to strengthen formal and informal public education systems internationally and domestically. She also leads and supports communities of practice.
Ambat is the lead online community manager for the national network of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) INCLUDES initiative, which seeks to broaden participation in STEM careers. She advances the goals of EDC’s NSF-funded AGEP Evaluation Capacity Building Conference (ECBC) project to build the capacity of AGEP evaluators. She also co-leads REL Northeast & Islands at EDC initiatives to build the capacity of Vermont supervisory unions to make evidence-based decisions.
Ambat is a co-director and a board member for Calcutta Kids Trust. Prior to EDC, she was a consultant at the Child in Need Institute (CINI), and she trained state government representatives to improve health and education policies for adolescent girls.
Ambat holds an MEd in Education, Policy, Research, and Administration from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and an MA in Applied Psychology from the Rajabazar Science College of Calcutta University.