Meet The Team

We are a team of designers, instructional coaches, curriculum developers, writers, and researchers committed to ensuring that young people have the opportunity to engage deeply with ideas, learning the skills they need to thrive in the 21st century.

Antonia Rudenstine

Mastery Learning Designer

Dixie Bacallao

Director of Instructional Coaching
Leadership Coach

Sydney Schaef

Lead Designer
Mastery Learning Designer

Lew Gitelman

Leadership Coach

Angela Stepancic

Educational Designer

Cristi Johnson

Math Intern

Gianna Cassetta

Instructional and Professional Learning Designer

Jon Altbergs

 Curriculum Designer

Laurie Gagnon

Educational Designer

Madonna Afriyie

Math Coach

Maria Akinyele

Instructional Coach

Patricia Lesesne

Instructional Designer

Sarah Hakani

Research and Innovative Design Intern

Tracy Bauer

Instructional Coach

Vicky Kim

Project Manager 


Morgan Hildesley

Literacy Coach

Ruth Oshman

Director of Operations