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Leadership Team

Meet the CAST Leadership Team! Our executive members are a diverse group of individuals specializing in communications, research, design, technology, and more. They seek to push the boundaries of learning design and equity.

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Tara Courchaine

Chief Research & Development Officer
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David Gordon

Chief Content Officer
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Sam Catherine Johnston

Chief Postsecondary & Workforce Development Officer
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Lindsay E. Jones

Chief Executive Officer
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Carole Lacy

Chief Financial Officer & Human Resources Director
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Jennifer Levine

Chief Academic Officer: PreK–12
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Bobby Moore

Chief of Staff
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Skip Stahl

Senior Policy Analyst, Emeritus

CAST of Characters

Our team includes experts in human development, neuropsychology, instructional design, literacy instruction, learning analytics, technology design, accessibility, and more.

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Niel Albero

Implementation Specialist
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Amanda Bastoni

Director of Career, Technical & Adult Education
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Alison Berg

Assistant Director of Operations for Professional Learning
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Kelly Blackburn

Director of Finance
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Becky Canham

Implementation Specialist
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Nastassia Clarke

Editorial Assistant
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Shamryn Coyle

Director of the California Coalition for Inclusive Literacy
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Cynthia Curry

Director of Technical Assistance
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Bryan Dean

UDL Innovation Specialist
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Dariela Delgado

Client Relationship Manager
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Alison Driscoll

Associate Project Director
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Kim Ducharme

Director of Educational User Experience Design
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Charlie Dunne

Senior Network Engineer
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Ari Fleisher

Associate Project Manager for Professional Learning
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Beth S. Fornauf

Research Scientist
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Christine Fox

Senior Technical Assistance Specialist & Project Director
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Alex Gibson

Learning Experience Designer
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Laura Cutone Godwin

Director of Marketing & Sales
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Jenna W. Gravel

Senior Research Scientist
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Janet Gronneberg

Proposal Development & Relations Manager
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Jess Gropen

Senior Research Scientist
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Mia Gross

Senior Project Manager
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Jessica Hall

Senior Research Scientist
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Tracey E. Hall

Senior Research Scientist & Instructional Designer
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Sarah Hocking

Assistant Director of Operations, Postsecondary & Workforce
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Richard Jackson

Senior Research Scientist
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Anne-Marie Knokey

Research Associate
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Leila Lester

Project Manager
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Benita Maxie

Client Relationship Manager
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Patrice Morrison

Online Course Coordinator
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McKenzie Nichols

Community Relations & Event Manager
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Steve Nordmark

Director of Business Development
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Agatha Oehlkers

User Experience Designer
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Queen S. Ofori

Talent Acquisition & Engagement Manager
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Monica Pascoa

Workforce Operations & Project Coordinator
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Luis F. Pérez

Disability & Digital Inclusion Lead
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Maggie Pickett

Senior Technical Assistance Specialist
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Allison Posey

Learning Design & Research Specialist
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Katie Quin

Operations Manager: Finance Department
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Madeline Reggiannini

Director of Operations
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Kristin Robinson

Senior Instructional Designer & Research Associate
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Sylvia Rodriguez Douglass

Implementation Specialist
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Laura Sampson

Senior Accountant
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Melissa Sanjeh

Implementation Specialist
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Cassandra Sell

Art Director
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Aina Serra

Learning Experience Designer
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Susan Shapiro

Implementation Specialist
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Shauntā L. Singer

Research & Development/Professional Learning Research Scientist
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Michelle Soriano

Technical Assistance Specialist
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Kelli Suding

Technical Assistance Specialist
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Ruth Templeton

IEP Implementation Specialist
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Elisa Torres-Barton

Implementation Specialist
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Nathan Trites

Customer Relationship Manager
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Sam Ventresca

Junior Accountant
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Bill Walch

Information Technology Manager
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Donald Walker

Career & Technical Education Trainer
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Sherri Wilcauskas

Director of Grants for Research & Development
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Bill Wilmot

Implementation Specialist
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