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
Dean Gaudet, Instructional Technology Specialist, Methuen Public 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:

  • 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
  • Chris Collier, Oneida Middle School
  • Robert Buell, 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, Adrienna Kudrewicz

Project administration:

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

Michele Hogan, Director of Grants and Contracts, District Lead, Schenectady City School District

Meet Medford and Everett Team