Marcy Raska

Local Implementing Agency Mentor
Education Development Center, Inc.

Marcy Raska joined EDC to work as a Senior Training and Technical Assistance Associate working for the Home Visiting Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (HV CoIIN). She will be working with the CoIIN project director to assist with dissemination and spread strategy of promising or evidenced based practices in one or more of the following areas, maternal depression, developmental screening, Breastfeeding and family engagement including the development of topic-specific toolkits.
Before joining EDC, Raska was a Nursing Supervisor for the Oakland County Health Division Nurse-Family Partnership Program. Oakland NFP was one of the best performing NFP programs in the state of Michigan. She has 32 years of Public Health Nursing and home visiting experience. Previously she was an Early On infant developmental assessment evaluator.  She is an expert in Maternal and Child health especially as it applies to home visiting. Her recent area of specialization is supervising the Nurse-Family Partnership program. She has a special interest in family engagement and team building innovative strategies. Marcy Raska has experience in the breakthrough series method and Continuous Quality Improvement methods to improve outcomes in evidence-based home visiting. She brings decades of experience fostering creative collaborations and integrating early childhood home visitation services to improve outcomes for young children and their families.  Raska holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Eastern Michigan University.