The Urban Education Institute is staffed by over 450 dedicated researchers, school leaders, teachers, thought leaders, and other practitioners committed to equity and excellence in urban education.

 

Bill Allen

STEP Strategic Analytics Assistant
UChicago Impact
Elaine Allensworth

Elaine Allensworth

Lewis-Sebring Director
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Todd Barnett

Director of Partnerships, Family and Community Engagement
University of Chicago Charter School

Nicole O. Beechum

Senior Research Analyst
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research
Jonathan Ben-Isvy

Jonathan Ben-Isvy

Impact Manager of Professional Learning and Literacy R&D
UChicago Impact

Desire Bernard

Executive Assistant
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Nicole Bistric

STEP Manager of Professional Learning
STEP, UChicago Impact

Alyssa Blanchard

Research Analyst II
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

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

Richard Bloomfield

5Essentials Senior Project Manager
UChicago Impact

Adrienne Bonds

Operations Administrator
University of Chicago Charter School

Katherine Boylan

STEP Manager of Partnerships and Growth
University of Chicago Impact
Lynne Bryant

Lynne Bryant

Associate Director of Administration
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Tynia Burton

Induction Coach Coordinator and Residency Instructor
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program

Ann Butler

Senior Payroll Analyst
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
Leticia Cantu

Leticia Cantu

STEP Manager of Professional Learning
UChicago Impact

Sara Caswell

STEP Manager of Professional Learning
UChicago Impact

Alicia Chen

Survey Coordinator
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Anthony Ciura

Senior Accountant
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Wendy Collins

Operations Manager, Impact
UChicago Impact
Sandra Dantzler

Sandra Dantzler

Administrative Assistant
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Becky Darling

STEP Technology and Development Assistant
UChicago Impact

Laura Davis

Senior Research Analyst
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Marisa de la Torre

Managing Director and Senior Research Associate
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research
Dayna Dion

Dayna Dion

Senior Director of National Engagement
Urban Education Institute

John Easton

Senior Fellow
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Charna Epstein

Chief Operating Officer
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Camille Farrington

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

Hanna Frank-Hernandez

Associate Director of Marketing and Digital Strategy
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
UChicago Impact

Silvana Freire

Research Analyst II
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Kay Fujiyoshi

Foundations Year Instructor and Advisor
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program
Julie Furigay

Julie Furigay

New Teacher Induction Coach and Residency Instructor
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program

Mindy Garrison

Director of STEP Professional Learning
UChicago Impact
Chintan Ghadiyali

Chintan Ghadiyali

Accountant
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Laura Giesecke

Senior Manager of Technology and Development, STEP
UChicago Impact

Janet Granados

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

Vickie Greenfield

STEP Manager of Professional Learning
UChicago Impact

Vanessa Gutierrez

Research Analyst II
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research
Tracey Harris

Tracey Harris

Payroll Manager
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Holly Hart

Survey Director
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Johnpaul Higgins

Associate Director of Development
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

LaTonya Hill

Director of Family and Community Engagement
University of Chicago Charter School

Aaron Hull

Accounting Manager
University of Chicago Charter School

Sharon Hurwitz

Director of Development
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
Shalini Iacobucci

Shalini Iacobucci

STEP Manager of Professional Learning
UChicago Impact

Tanika Island Childress

Interim Director
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
CEO
University of Chicago Charter School
Daisy Jiang

Daisy Jiang

Accounting Director
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

David W. Johnson

Senior Research Analyst
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Candace Jones

Chief Alumni Officer
University of Chicago Charter School

Naureen Kheraj

Research Analyst I
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Faye S. Kroshinsky

Research Project Manager
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Woody Lajeune

Induction Coach and Instructor
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program

Cherise Latimore

Project Manager and Executive Assistant
UChicago Impact

Jasmin Lee

Research Analyst I
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Jeffrey Ma

Desktop Support Specialist
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Shelby Mahaffie

Research Analyst I
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research
To&Through Project
Ursula Mardyla

Ursula Mardyla

Chief Financial Officer
Urban Education Institute
Martini

Mara Martini

Project Manager
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Ian Mason

Web Programmer
UChicago Impact
Julie McGann

Julie McGann

Director of STEP, Professional Learning
UChicago Impact

Dominique McKoy

Associate Director of the To&Through Project
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Carl Miller

Desktop Support Specialist
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Alida Mitau

Development and Communications Coordinator
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research
Loretta Morris

Loretta Morris

Human Resources Project Manager
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
Orrin Murray

Orrin Murray

Director of Technology and R&D
UChicago Impact

Jenny Nagaoka

Deputy Director
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

David Orta

Senior Research Analyst
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research
Ortiz

Gabriela Ortiz

Senior Human Resources Generalist
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
Pajakowski

Tony Pajakowski

Chief Technology Officer
UChicago Charter School

Roger Palmer

Senior Systems Administrator
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Joel Pearson

Principal Software Engineer
UChicago Impact

Margret Pilat-Chiyeni

Induction Coach
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program
Philip Puente

Philip Puente

Operations Assistant
UChicago Impact

Jessica Puller

Communications Specialist
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Damian Purcell

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

Elliot Ransom

Co-CEO
UChicago Impact

Sheri Roedel

Residency Year Coordinator
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program

Todd Rosenkranz

Data Archivist
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Lynda Rudek

Accounting Manager
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
Nina Ryan

Nina Ryan

Assistant Director of Research and Development
UChicago Impact

Lisa Sall

Director of Outreach and Communications
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research
Vibha Sanghvi

Vibha Sanghvi

STEP Manager of Professional Learning
UChicago Impact

Carla Scott

Director of Admissions
University of Chicago Charter School

Penny Bender Sebring

Founding Co-Director
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Alex Seeskin

Chief Strategy Officer
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
Director of The To&Through Project

Erin Gilmore Slack

Director
University of Chicago Charter School, Donoghue

Sharon Spears

STEP Manager of Professional Learning
UChicago Impact

W. David Stevens

Director of Research Operations
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Megan Sullivan

5Essentials Project Manager
UChicago Impact

Nick Tallant

Applied Data & Governance Fellow
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Jessica Tansey

Communications Manager
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Nicole Temple

Director of STEP, Partnerships and Growth
UChicago Impact
Angelique Thomas

Angelique Thomas

Associate Director of Human Resources
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Paulina Torres

Research Analyst
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

William Torres

Chief College Officer
University of Chicago Charter School

Alexandra Usher

Associate Director for Data Research
The To&Through Project
Senior Research Analyst
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Joanna Wakeland

STEP Manager of Professional Learning
UChicago Impact

Maggie Walsh

Co-CEO
UChicago Impact

Collette Walton

Director of 5Essentials, Partnerships and Growth
UChicago Impact

Damon Warren

Technology Director
University of Chicago Charter School

Jerrold Washington

Chief Academic Officer
University of Chicago Charter School
Tinishia Legaux Washington

Tinishia Legaux Washington

Interim UTEP Leader and Foundations Year Math Instructor
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program

Diane M. Wright

Student Services Administrator, Recruiter and Admissions Coordinator
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program
Urban Education Institute

Christopher Young

Psychometrician
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Andrew Zou

Research Analyst I
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research