People

STAFF

Fred Martin (fred_martin@uml.edu), Professor and Project PI, UMass Lowell
Lijun Ni (lni@albany.edu), Assistant Professor and Project PI, University at Albany
Diane Schilder
Diane Schilder (dschilder@eval-inc.com), Project Evaluator, Evaluation Analysis Solutions, Inc.


Pauline White (pwhite@siena.edu), Teaching faculty and Project Coordinator for Schenectady City District, Siena College
Foozieh Mir (Foozieh_mirderikvand@uml.edu), Project Manager, UMass Lowell
Hsien-Yuan Hsu (Mark), HsienYuan_Hsu@uml.edu, Assistant Professor, UMass Lowell


Bernardo Feliciano (Bernardo_Feliciano@student.uml.edu), Graduate Research Assistant, UMass Lowell


Gillian Bausch (gyu@albany.edu), Graduate Research Assistant, UAlbany


Brandi Kwong, Superintendent, Methuen Public Schools


Elaine Santelmann (esantelmann@lowell.k12.ma.us), Coordinator of Science & Social Studies, Lowell Public Schools


Arthur Santos (arthursantos@lowell.k12.ma.us), Technology Integrations Specialist, District Lead, Lowell Public Schools


Edward Lussier (edlussier@methuen.k12.ma.us), Director of Instructional Technology, District lead, Methuen Public Schools
Michele Hogan, Director of Grants and Contracts, District Lead, Schenectady City Schools

TEACHERS

Project Year 2 teachers listed below. Teachers indicated with an asterisk * served as teacher-leaders during Year 2; ** indicates teacher-leaders in Year 3.

Lowell Teachers:

  • Kara Haas *, Bartlett Elementary School
  • Barbara Campbell * **, Daley Middle School
  • Terence Watterson, Daley Middle School
  • Kelley Kiriakakos, Stoklosa Middle School
  • Pamela Saucier, Stoklosa Middle School

Methuen Teachers:

  • David Grondine*, Tenney Grammar School
  • Jonathan Deshler, Timony Grammar School
  • Sarah Calla, Tenney Grammar School
  • Judy Flagg, Tenney Grammar School
  • Douglas Patten, Tenney Grammar School
  • Dean Gaudet **, Central Office

Schenectady Teachers:

  • Adrienna Kudrewicz, Central Park Middle School
  • Nick Zelkowitz, Central Park Middle School
  • Kevin Dorsey, Mont Pleasant Middle School
  • Jackie Rowen * **, Oneida Middle School
  • Dan Kennedy, Central Park Middle School
  • Lauren Carson, Oneida Middle School
  • Mackenzie O’Neill, Oneida Middle School
  • Michele Markiewicz, Mont Pleasant Middle School
  • Kelsey LaCourse, Mont Pleasant Middle School
  • Danyelle Ketring, Mont Pleasant Middle School

ADVISORY BOARD

  • Dr. Joanna Goode, Associate Professor of Education Studies, University of Oregon
  • Dr. Joyce Malyn-Smith, project director at Education Development Corp. (EDC), Waltham, MA
  • Dr. Michael Tissenbaum, Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Lauren Wright, Project Manager for CSforALL’s SCRIPT, New York, NY

ALUMNI

Teachers from Project Year 1:

  • Lowell Public Schools: Firas Al-rekabi, Kevin Joy, Mary Wood
  • Methuen Public Schools: Patrick Gordon, Suzanne Beaupre, Kathleen Jeffrey, Stacey Zraket, Amy Foley, Jocelyn Mitchell, Mollie Condon
  • Schenectady City Schools: Akili-Abdul Duncan

Project administration:

Kathleen Nickerson, Assistant District Director of Educational Equity and Instructional Support, Schenectady City School District

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