UEI Staff

Leadership

Sara Ray Stoelinga

Sara Liston Spurlark Director
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
Clinical Professor
University of Chicago Committee on Education
Tim Knowles

Timothy Knowles

Chairman
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
Pritzker Director
University of Chicago Urban Labs
Elaine Allensworth

Elaine Allensworth

Lewis-Sebring Director
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research
Managing Director
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Tanika Island

Director
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program
Managing Director
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Shayne Evans

Chief Executive Officer, Director
University of Chicago Charter School
Managing Director
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Dayna Dion

Senior Director of National and Global Engagement
Urban Education Institute, Urban Labs

Charna Epstein

Chief Operating Officer
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
Managing Director
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
Ransom

Elliot Ransom

Co-interim CEO
UChicago Impact
Director of School Improvement
UChicago Impact, 5Essentials and BEL

Maggie Walsh

Co-interim CEO
UChicago Impact
Director of STEP™ Literacy
UChicago Impact

Wiliam Allen

Strategic Analytics Assistant (STEP)
UChicago Impact

Errika Baker

Director
Donoghue Campus
University of Chicago Charter School

Todd Barnett

Director of Partnerships
University of Chicago Charter School

Jeanette Bartley

Assistant Director of Middle School Pathway
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program

Nicole O. Beechum

Senior Research Analyst
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Aaron Bell

Technology Systems Administrator
University of Chicago Charter School

Al Bertani

Senior Consultant
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Richard Blocker

Director of Information Technology
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
Information Technology Manager and Systems Administrator
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Lynne Bryant

Associate Director of Administration
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Tynia Burton

Induction Coach, Foundations Year Instructor and Advisor
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program

Ann Butler

Senior Payroll Analyst
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Seong-Ah Cho

Associate Director for Communication and Media Relations
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Anthony Ciura

Senior Accountant
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Megen Cowett

STEP™ Data Management Associate
UChicago Impact

Jennifer Cowhy

Research Analyst
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Sandra Dantzler

Administrative Assistant
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Marisa de la Torre

Associate Director for Professional Development
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Carmen Echevarria

Executive Assistant and Project Manager
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Stacy Ehrlich

Managing Director and Senior Research Scientist
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Camille Farrington

Senior Research Associate
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Lucinda Fickel

Associate Director of Policy
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Kay Fujiyoshi

Residency Year Instructor and Advisor
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program

Julie Furigay

New Teacher Induction Coach
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program

Molly F. Gordon

Research Scientist
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Janet Granados

Literacy Tutoring Instructor and Bilingual Induction Coach
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program

Julia Gwynne

Managing Director and Senior Research Scientist
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Tracey Harris

Payroll Manager
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Holly Hart

Senior Research Analyst
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Kaleen Healey

Research Scientist
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Tonya Howell

Interim Director
University of Chicago Charter School
North Kenwood / Oakland Campus

Aaron Hull

Accounting Manager
University of Chicago Charter School

Candis Jackson

Executive Assistant and Project Manager
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Daisy Jiang

Accounting Manager
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Jennie Jiang

Senior Research Analyst
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

David W. Johnson

Senior Research Analyst
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Landon Jones

Alumni Coordinator
University of Chicago Charter School

Bill Kennedy

Assistant Director of Elementary Pathway
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program

Ethan Kenvarg

5Essentials Assistant Project Manager
UChicago Impact

Joshua Klugman

Senior Research Analyst
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Faye S. Kroshinsky

Research Project Manager
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Michael Lackenbach

Interim Director
Woodlawn Campus (High School: 9-12)
University of Chicago Charter School

Stuart Luppescu

Chief Psychometrician
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Mara Martini

Project Manager
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Bronwyn McDaniel

Senior Manager for Outreach and Communications
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Julie McGann

STEP™ Coach and Literacy Coordinator
UChicago Impact

Valerie Michelman

Research Analyst II
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Carl Miller

Desktop Support Manager
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Eliza Moeller

Research Analyst
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Paul Moore

Research Analyst
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Loretta Morris

Human Resources Project Manager
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Orrin Murray

Director of Technology and R&D
UChicago Impact

Jenny Nagaoka

Deputy Director
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Diane New-Hardy

Student Services Administrator, Assistant Recruiter
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program
Urban Education Institute

Takako Nomi

Affiliated Researcher
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Jeanne Nowaczewski

Director of Human Resources
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
Title IX Coordinator
University of Chicago Charter School

Gabriela Ortiz

Senior Human Resources Generalist
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Enrique Ortiz

Desktop Support Specialist
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Roger Palmer

Server System Administrator
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Kieran Palmer-Klein

Director
Woodlawn Campus (Middle School: 6-8)
University of Chicago Charter School

Shanette Porter

Research Scientist
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Jessica Puller

Communications Specialist
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Damian Purcell

System Administrator
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
University of Chicago Urban Labs

Dale Ray

Instructor, Foundations Year Coordinator
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program

Sheri Roedel

Induction Coordinator, Instructor
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program

Rhonda Roseboro

Recruiter
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program

Todd Rosenkranz

Data Archivist and Deputy Psychometrician
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Lynda Rudek

Senior Accountant
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Nina Ryan

Assistant Director of Research and Development
UChicago Impact

Lauren Sartain

Senior Research Analyst
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Andrew Schmitz

Assistant Director for Professional Learning
UChicago Impact

Carla Scott

Director of Admissions
University of Chicago Charter School

Michelle Scott

Affiliated Researcher
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

James Sebastian

Affiliated Researcher
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Penny Bender Sebring

Co-Founder, Senior Research Associate
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Alex Seeskin

Director of The To&Through Project
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
Director of Strategy
University of Chicago Charter School

Marya Spont-Lemus

Community Arts Program Manager
University of Chicago Charter School

Ashley Szofer

Senior Communications Strategist
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Cleary Taylor

Administrative Assistant, STEP™
UChicago Impact

Angelique Thomas

Associate Director of Human Resources
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

William Torres

Chief College Officer
University of Chicago Charter School

Damon Warren

Senior Technology Systems Manager
University of Chicago Charter School

Jared Washington

Director
Carter G. Woodson Middle Campus
University of Chicago Charter School

Lauren Youngblood

Associate Director for Advancement
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute