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

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
Jeanette Bartley

Jeanette Bartley

Co-Director
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program

Nicole O. Beechum

Senior Research Analyst
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Jonathan Ben-Isvy

Leadership Coach
UChicago Impact

Desire Bernard

Assistant Director, Development
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
Al Bertani

Al Bertani

Senior Consultant
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Nicole Bistric

Manager of Professional Learning
STEP, UChicago Impact

Alyssa Blanchard

Research Analyst
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

Senior Project Manager
UChicago Impact

Adrienne Bonds

Operations Administrator
University of Chicago Charter School

Jarred Brown

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

Anna Bruzgulis

Survey Coordinator
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research
Lynne Bryant

Lynne Bryant

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

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

Manager of Professional Learning
UChicago Impact

Anthony Ciura

Senior Accountant
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Wendy Collins

Operations Manager
UChicago Impact
Sandra Dantzler

Sandra Dantzler

Project Assistant III
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Becky Darling

STEP Technology and Development Assistant
UChicago Impact

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

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
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

Co-Director of STEP, Professional Learning, 3-5
UChicago Impact
Chintan Ghadiyali

Chintan Ghadiyali

Accountant
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
Molly F. Gordon

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

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

Holly Hart

Survey Director
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Dawn Hicks

School Improvement Leadership Coach
UChicago Impact

LaTonya Hill

Director of Family and Community Engagement
University of Chicago Charter School

Tonya Howell

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

Aaron Hull

Accounting Manager
University of Chicago Charter School

Sharon Hurwitz

Director of Development
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Shalini Iacobucci

Manager of Professional Learning
UChicago Impact

Tanika Island Childress

Acting Director
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
CEO
University of Chicago Charter School

Jennie Jiang

Senior Research Analyst
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research
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
Bill Kennedy

Bill Kennedy

Co-Director
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program

Ethan Kenvarg

5Essentials Assistant Project Manager
UChicago Impact

Naureen Kheraj

Research Analyst
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

Executive Assistant
UChicago Impact

Jeffrey Ma

Desktop Support Specialist
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Benjamin Magras

School Improvement Leadership Coach (Twin Cities)
UChicago Impact

Shelby Mahaffie

Research Analyst
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

LaTonya Maxwell

Family and Community Engagement Director
University of Chicago Charter School
Julie McGann

Julie McGann

Co-Director of STEP, Professional Learning, K-2
UChicago Impact

Dominique McKoy

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

Carl Miller

Desktop Support Manager
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Alida Mitau

Development and Communications Coordinator
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research
Eliza Moeller

Eliza Moeller

Research Analyst
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
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

Kieran Palmer-Klein

Director
Woodlawn Campus Middle School and High School
University of Chicago Charter School

Sangyoon Park

Research Analyst I
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Joel Pearson

Senior Python Web Developer
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

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

Elliot Ransom

Co-CEO
UChicago Impact

Sara Rezvi

Induction Coach
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program

Sheri Roedel

Residency Year Coordinator
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program

Todd Rosenkranz

Data Archivist and Deputy Psychometrician
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

Vibha Sanghvi

STEP Manager of Professional Learning, K-12
UChicago Impact
Lauren Sartain

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

Penny Bender Sebring

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

Alex Seeskin

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

Shannon Shockley

STEP Manager of Professional Learning
UChicago Impact

Erin Gilmore Slack

Director
University of Chicago Charter School, Donoghue

Matthew R. Smith

Associate Director of Policy
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Sharon Spears

STEP Manager of Professional Learning
UChicago Impact

Megan Sullivan

5Essentials Project Manager
UChicago Impact

Nick Tallant

Data and Governance Fellow
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Jessica Tansey

Communications Manager
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Nicole Temple

Co-Director of STEP, Partnerships & Growth
UChicago Impact
Angelique Thomas

Angelique Thomas

Associate Director of Human Resources
University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

William Torres

Chief College Officer
University of Chicago Charter School

Joanna Wakeland

STEP Manager of Professional Learning
UChicago Impact

Maggie Walsh

Co-CEO
UChicago Impact

Laura Walsh Giesecke

Senior Manager of Technology and Development, STEP
UChicago Impact

Collette Walton

Co-Director of Partnerships & Growth, 5Essentials
UChicago Impact

Sonia Wang

Middle School Director
University of Chicago Charter School
Woodlawn Campus

Damon Warren

Senior Technology Systems Manager
University of Chicago Charter School

Jerrold Washington

Chief Academic Officer
University of Chicago Charter School

Tinishia Legaux Washington

Math Instructor Foundations Year
University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program

Diane M. Wright

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

Christopher Young

Psychometrician
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Andrew Zou

Research Analyst
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research