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Distinguished Scholar

Babette Moeller focuses on the development of and research on educational programs across the curriculum that help ensure elementary, secondary, and post-secondary students with disabilities are included in and benefit from educational reform...

Mailing Address

96 Morton Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10014

Senior Research Associate
Jill Neumayer DePiper

Jill Neumayer DePiper researches mathematics learning and teaching, with a special focus on identifying effective strategies to support the academic success of students who are learning English. She brings extensive expertise in research design,...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313

Project Director II
Johannah Nikula

Johannah Nikula helps teachers make engaging and intellectually stimulating mathematical learning experiences available and accessible to all learners. She specializes in designing and studying models of professional development for mathematics...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313

Project Associate
Leana Nordstrom

Leana Nordstrom brings a diverse set of communications and project management skills to an array of STEM education initiatives. Through her efforts, a broad range of projects advance their strategic plans and expand their public information...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313

Project Director
Mary Beth Piecham

Mary Beth Piecham, a highly skilled researcher, advances the field's knowledge of effective K-12 mathematics instruction. Her research has focused on the role of curriculum and professional development in supporting teachers to enact mathematical...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313

Research Scientist
Kristen Reed

Kristen Reed leads studies that provide new insights into early childhood education and early mathematics learning and teaching, with a focus on the link between teacher professional development and student outcomes. Her work reflects her...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313

Research Associate II
Deborah Rosenfeld

Deborah Rosenfeld is an early mathematics education researcher, instructional designer, and professional developer. She is committed to improving educational outcomes for all children, particularly those from underserved communities. She has...

Mailing Address

96 Morton Street, 7th Fl
New York, New York 10014 

Principal Research Scientist
Deborah Schifter

Deborah Schifter is an expert in early algebra learning and mathematics education. She leads research, develops instructional resources, and designs professional development that helps teachers enhance their mathematics instruction and ensure...

Mailing Address

26 Crescent Street
Northampton, MA 01060

Managing Project Director
Deborah Spencer

Deborah Spencer’s career is distinguished by her drive to help teachers and administrators make thoughtful, informed decisions about mathematics curriculum and instruction. She brings extensive expertise in research and development in mathematics...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313

Senior Research Scientist
Sarah Sword

Sarah Sword brings extensive expertise in research, mathematics instructional design, and teacher professional development. Currently, she serves as Principal Investigator for Assessing Secondary Teachers’ Algebraic Habits of Mind, a...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313

Project Director
Kevin Waterman

Kevin Waterman brings significant expertise in instructional design, professional development, project management, and R&D. He specializes in the design and testing of innovation approaches to enhancing STEM education.

Waterman is a key...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313

Senior Development Associate
Mary Wedow

Mary Wedow, a highly experienced instructional designer, has a strong background in K–12 mathematics and science education and out-of-school learning. She also brings significant expertise in designing and delivering high-quality professional...

Mailing Address

770 N. Halsted Street, Suite 205
Chicago, IL 60642

Research Scientist
Jessica Young

Jessica Mercer Young is dedicated to providing equitable learning opportunities for all children, with a particular focus on vulnerable and at-risk populations. An expert in child development, her research focuses on the intersection of...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313