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Membership Groups

Deans/Heads of Teacher Education/Program Chair-Coordinator Representatives

Compact Chair

Kathleen Winterman, EdD

Associate Professor and Director, School of Education
Xavier University
Impact Evaluation Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)
Compact Vice Chair

Dottie Erb, PhD

Professor and Dean/Director Emerita, Education Department
Marietta College
Incentive Grantee Community of Practice | Policy Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)
Secretary

Elena Andrei, EdD

Associate Professor and TESOL and DREAM Program Coordinator
Cleveland State University
Impact Evaluation Committee
Compact Past Chair

Tachelle I. Banks, PhD

Associate Vice Provost for Academic Innovation & Initiatives
Cleveland State University
Legacy & Leadership Fellows (LLF) Affinity Group | Policy Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)
Webmaster

Aimee Howley, EdD

Professor Emerita, Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Ed
Ohio University
Impact Evaluation Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

Treavor Bogard, PhD

Department Chair, Teacher Education, School of Education and Health Sciences
University of Dayton

Brian P. Yusko, PhD

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Levin College of Public Affairs and Education
Cleveland State University

Jennifer Faison Kelly, PhD

Dean, School of Education
Capital University

Margaret (Peggy) Schauer, PhD

Associate Professor of Secondary Education, Program Coordinator for MC/AYA Teacher Education
John Carroll University
Incentive Grantee Community of Practice

Julie McIntosh, EdD

Dean, College of Education
University of Findlay

Elizabeth Ritz, PhD

Chair of Division, Director, Graduate Programs, Coordinator, Clinical Practice
Notre Dame College

Steve Dittmore, PhD

Dean, College of Education and Health Sciences
Baldwin Wallace University

Greg Rothwell, PhD

Program Director of Education & Professional Studies, College of Education
Lake Erie College

James Denniston, PhD

Dean, College of Health, Education, and Human Services
Wright State University

Denise Davis, EdD

Director, Teacher Education
Case Western Reserve Univ.

Terri Purcell, PhD

Associate Professor and Program Coordinator, Literacy Education
Cleveland State University
Dissemination Committee

Jane Bogan, PhD

Associate Professor, Field Director, and Director of Teacher Education
Wilmington College
Impact Evaluation Committee

Sally Brannan, EdD

Coordinator of Academic Success, Office of the Asst. Provost & Office of Academic Services
Wittenberg University
Low Incidence Committee

Kim Christensen, MA

Teaching Professor, Inclusive Early Childhood (IEC) Program Coord.
Bowling Green State University
Low Incidence Committee

Kristall J. Day, PhD, BCBA

Associate Professor of Education & Director of Assessment Education
Ohio Dominican University
Dissemination Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

Mary Lou DiPillo, PhD

Associate Dean, Beeghly College of Education (retired)
Youngstown State University
Dissemination Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

Jessica Grubaugh, EdD

Associate Dean, Jetter School of Professional Studies
Mt. Vernon Nazarene University
Policy Committee

Barb Hansen, PhD

Endowed Chair, Dave Longaberger Professor of T&L; Director, Grad. Prog. in Education
Muskingum University
Impact Evaluation Committee

Tanya Judd, PhD

Chair, Education Department
Marietta College
Impact Evaluation Committee

Thomas J. Lasley, II, PhD

Professor and Dean Emeritus, UD, School of Education and Health Sciences; and Director, Policy and Advocacy, Montgomery Co. ESC
University of Dayton
Policy Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

Nicole Luthy, PhD

Chief of Staff & Director of Strategic Operations, Office of the Dean, College of Ed and Human Ecology
Ohio State University
Incentive Grantee Community of Practice | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

Mary M. Murray, EdD

Professor and Associate Dean Emerita, College of Education and Human Development
Bowling Green State University
Incentive Grantee Community of Practice | Policy Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

Laura Saylor, PhD

Dean, School of Education
Mount St. Joseph University
Dissemination Committee

Sherrill Sellers, PhD

Professor and Assoc. Dean, College of Education, Health & Society
Miami University
Impact Evaluation Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

Dawn Shinew, PhD

Dean and Professor, College of Education & Human Development
Bowling Green State University
Policy Committee

Lisa Vernon-Dotson, PhD

Dean, Schar College of Education
Ashland University
Dissemination Committee

Carrie D. Wysocki, PhD

Assistant Professor of Education
University of Findlay
Dissemination Committee

Faculty Member Representatives

David B. Leitch, JD, PhD

Associate Professor of Special Education, School of Education
Cedarville University
Dissemination Committee

Karen Koehler, PhD

Associate Professor and Faculty Lead, TVI Consortium
Shawnee State University
Low Incidence Committee

Mark Seals, PhD

Professor
Bowling Green State University
Dissemination Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

Mary Heather Munger, PhD

Associate Professor, College of Ed.
University of Findlay
Dissemination Committee

Paul Madden, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Education, College of Professional Studies
Shawnee State University
Impact Evaluation Committee

Susan Kushner Benson, PhD

Associate Professor, LJFF School of Education
University of Akron
Impact Evaluation Committee

Organizational Representatives

Cassandra Johnson, PhD

Superintendent
Bedford City School District
Policy Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

Daria DeNoia, MS, NBCT

Education Reform Consultant
Ohio Education Association
Policy Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

Felecia Evans

Director of School Leadership & President, OAESA
Shaker Heights City Schools
Policy Committee

Jim Gay, PhD

Consultant, Ohio Leadership Advisory Council (OLAC)
Buckeye Association of School Administrators (BASA)
Dissemination Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

Joe Friess, EdD

Principal (Secondary)
Wauseon Middle School Wauseon EV Schools
Policy Committee

Kathy Demers

Director, Member Development
Buckeye Association of School Administrators (BASA)
Policy Committee

Michele Moore, MEd

Director, State Support Team Region 5
ESC of Eastern Ohio (ESCEO)
Low Incidence Committee

Mike Trego

Director, Ohio Leadership Advisory Committee (OLAC)
Buckeye Association of School Administrators (BASA)
Dissemination Committee

Mindy Vaughn

Director of Student Services Newark City Schools
Ohio Association of Pupil Services Administrators (OAPSA)
Low Incidence Committee

Rebecca Hornberger, PhD

Executive Director, OAESA
Ohio Assoc. of Elementary School Administrators
Impact Evaluation Committee

Representative to be Determined

Director of Professional Issues
Ohio Federation of Teachers
Policy Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

Thandabantu Maceo

President
Ohio Alliance of Black School Educators
Policy Committee

State Education Agency (Ex Officio) Representatives

Curtis Hewitt

Associate Director, Office of Educator Licensure and Effectiveness
State Board of Education
Policy Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

Cynthia Dewey, PhD

Administrator, Office for School and District Improvement
Ohio Department of Education and Workforce (DEW)
Dissemination Committee

Earl Focht, MA

Education Program Specialist
Ohio Department of Education and Workforce (DEW)
Dissemination Committee

Jessica Horowitz-Moore, JD

Chief of Student and Academic Supports
Ohio Department of Education and Workforce (DEW)
Incentive Grantee Community of Practice

Jill Grubb

Associate Administrator
Office of Educator Workforce
Ohio Department of Education and Workforce (DEW)
Impact Evaluation Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)
Jim Wightman, PhD, Associate Director, Office of Educator Licensure and Effectiveness

Jim Wightman, PhD

Associate Director, Office of Educator Licensure and Effectiveness
State Board of Education
Policy Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

Jo Hannah Ward, MEd,
LPCC-S

Administrator, Office for Exceptional Children
Ohio Department of Education and Workforce (DEW)
Policy Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

Krista Maxson, PhD

Associate Vice-Chancellor, P16
Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE)
Policy Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

Melissa Weber-Mayrer, PhD

Chief of Literacy, Literacy Achievement and Reading Success
Ohio Department of Education and Workforce (DEW)
Dissemination Committee

Wendy Grove, PhD

Deputy Director
Research, Evaluation, and Impact
Ohio Department of Children and Youth
Impact Evaluation Committee

Yenetta Harper, MA

Director, Office of Educator Licensure and Effectiveness
State Board of Education
Policy Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

Committee Members

Amy Farley, PhD

Associate Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
University of Cincinnati
Impact Evaluation Committee

Chris Ross, PhD, CCC-SLP

Director of School Improvement, Innovation, and Wellness (Superintendent’s Office)
Ohio Deaf and Blind Education Services
Low Incidence Committee

Christine Croyle, EdD

Program Director, The Outreach Center for Deafness and Blindness
OCALI
Low Incidence Committee

Doug Sturgeon, EdD

Associate Professor and Faculty Lead, D/HoH Consortium
Shawnee State University
Low Incidence Committee

Everrett Smith, PhD

Associate Professor, Higher Education
University of Cincinnati
Incentive Grantee Community of Practice | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

James W. Chapple, EdD

Associate Professor, Division of Professional Education
Notre Dame College
Dissemination Committee

Karel Oxley, MA

Consultant, Ohio Leadership Advisory Committee (OLAC)
Buckeye Association of School Administrators (BASA)
Dissemination Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

Kelli Smith, MBA

LISD Lead Officer
Shawnee State University
Low Incidence Committee

Lou Maynus, EdD, EdS

Superintendent
Ohio Deaf and Blind Education Services
Low Incidence Committee
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Marcquis Parham, MEd

Assistant Director of Career and Leadership Development
Ohio University
Incentive Grantee Community of Practice | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

Peter Paul, PhD

Professor Department of Educational Studies
OSU A354 Physical Activity & Ed Serv Bldg.
Low Incidence Committee

Rob Pennington, PhD, BCBA-D

Director, Center of Excellence in Inclusive Practices
OACLI
Low Incidence Committee

Shawna Benson, MA

Program Director, Center for Teaching Diverse Learners
OCALI
Low Incidence Committee

Sheila Smith, PhD

Senior Director, Research, Quality Assurance, and Program Impact
OCALI
Low Incidence Committee

Staff

Deborah Telfer, PhD

Executive Director
UC SDI Center and Compact
Low Incidence Committee | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

Jennifer Ottley, PhD

Research Director
UC SDI Center
Incentive Grantee Community of Practice | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

David Brobeck, PhD

Research Associate
UC SDI Center
Incentive Grantee Community of Practice

Jodi Dowell, TVI

Research Associate
UC SDI Center
Low Incidence Committee

Sheri Klatt, MAEd, MBA

Financial Administrator 2
UC SDI Center

Elizabeth Lilly, BS

Program Coordinator
UC SDI Center

Carissa Schutzman, PhD

Director
UC Evaluation Services Center (UC ESC)

Sara Stacy, PhD

Research Associate
UC Evaluation Services Center (UC ESC)

National Partners

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Cametreus Clardy

Liaison, CEEDAR Center
University of Florida
Incentive Grantee Community of Practice
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Linda Blanton, EdD

Liaison, CEEDAR Center
University of Florida
Incentive Grantee Community of Practice | Toward a Representative Educator Workforce (TREW)

Communications & Marketing

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VP of Web Development
PPA Agency

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Founder
Collective Wonder Communications