Established in 1958, Education Development Center Inc. is a global nonprofit organization addressing some of the pressing issues in areas, such as education, health and economic development. Based in Washington, D.C., it manages approximately 300 projects in nearly 30 countries around the world. The organization's gamut of services include research, training, educational materials and strategy planning. It engages in activities ranging from seed projects to large-scale national and international initiatives. Through its divisions, the organization offers a variety of services, including project planning/design, curriculum/materials development, training/technical assistance and professional development. Besides, Education Development Center Inc. provides assistance with organizational capacity building, technology research/integration, research and evaluation. It also creates and publishes a diverse array of products, including research studies, professional development casebooks, videos, software, and large-scale curricula.