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

Director
Mastery Learning Designer

Dixie Bacallao

Director of Instructional Coaching
Leadership Coach
 

Sydney Schaef

Lead Designer
Mastery Learning Designer

Lew Gitelman

Leadership Coach
 

Catherine Ullman-Shade

Curriculum Designer
Literacy Coach 
 

Jacobe Bell

Instructional Coach
 

Madonna Afriyie

Math Coach
 

Maria Akinyele

Instructional Coach
 

Nykeisha Jenkins-Rycraw

Literacy Coach

Jon Altbergs

 Curriculum Designer
Knowledge-Builder

Morgan Hildesley

Literacy Coach
 

Ruth Oshman

Director of Operations

 

Tracy Bauer

Instructional Coach