Our People

Curriculum/Instructional Design Associate II
Courtney Arthur

Courtney Arthur is a mathematics and science education instructional designer, researcher, and professional developer. She is currently advancing the goals of several projects targeted to enhance the quality and equity of mathematics education....

Mailing Address

770 N Halsted Street Suite 205
Chicago, IL 60642

Senior Curriculum/Instructional Design Associate
Erin Bardar

Erin Bardar specializes in science curriculum development, professional development, and education research, with a focus on the fields of earth and space science. She draws upon her background in physics and astronomy to develop innovative and...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313

Co-Director
Pam Buffington

Pam Buffington provides technical support in evidence based policy development and decisionmaking to state and local education agencies and is a project leader in the development and management of multiple professional development initiatives. She...

Mailing Address

36 Brunswick Avenue
Gardiner, Maine 04345

Research Associate II
Amy Busey

Amy Busey leads and contributes to a diverse array of initiatives that support teachers in ensuring students’ STEM proficiency and school, college, and career success. She brings significant experience in quantitative and qualitative research,...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313

Senior Curriculum/Instructional Design Associate
Susan Janssen Creighton

Susan Janssen Creighton focuses on designing and facilitating high-quality professional development for teachers and developing rigorous K–12 mathematics curricula. She specializes in advancing the use of formative assessment practices and helping...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313

Distinguished Scholar/Advisor
Al Cuoco

Al Cuoco is the lead author of CME Project, a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded high school curriculum published by Pearson. Recently, he served as part of a team that revised the Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences (CBMS)...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313

Project Director
Erin Earnst

Erin Earnst designs and provides effective online and blended professional development and supports the use of technology and universal design to enhance students’ outcomes. To all of her work, she brings a first-hand understanding of classrooms...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, MA 02453-8318

Senior Project Director
Eliza Fabillar

Eliza P. Fabillar is an expert in high school reform, student-centered learning, systems change, professional development, and instructional design. She specializes in helping districts and high schools build capacity to bridge research and...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313

Senior Curriculum/Instructional Design Associate
Emily Fagan

Emily Fagan develops innovative middle-grades mathematics curriculum and professional development materials that support teachers’ and schools’ efforts to improve math teaching and learning. In addition to designing online and face-to-face courses...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313

Curriculum/Instructional Design Associate II
Mary Fries

Mary Fries, a highly skilled instructional designer and professional developer, brings expertise in mathematics education, including teaching, leadership, professional development, and curriculum planning and design. Her work reflects her...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313

Distinguished Scholar/Advisor
Paul Goldenberg

E. Paul Goldenberg has an exceptionally strong background in K–12 mathematics, extensive knowledge of the cognitive bases of mathematics learning, and over 40 years of experience in curriculum development at both elementary and secondary levels,...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313

Senior Curriculum/Instructional Design Associate
Cynthia Hoisington

Cindy Hoisington believes that authentic, cognitively challenging science experiences can be transformative for young children and their teachers. She brings to her work more than 20 years of experience teaching young children, developing...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313

Senior Research Scientist
Bowen Kerins

Bowen Kerins is a core member of the author team for the CME Project high school mathematics curriculum. He is highly experienced in current techniques and procedures used in the design, development, and implementation of curriculum,...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313

Research Associate II
Kira Krumhansl

Kira Krumhansl specializes in developing educational tools that use real scientific data to engage students in learning science, critical thinking, and data literacy skills. She brings over ten years of prior experience in marine biology research...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313

Research Scientist
Ashley Lewis Presser

Ashley Lewis Presser leads education research that has a special focus on investigating the effectiveness of preschool math and science interventions and develops assessments for children. She brings expertise in conducting quasi-experimental and...

Mailing Address

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

Managing Project Director
June Mark

June Mark leads R&D related to mathematics and computer science teacher professional development, instructional design, and curriculum implementation. Her research interests include identifying systems and supports to ensure all students...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313

Research Scientist
Matt McLeod

As a teacher, teacher leader, and instructional coach, Matt McLeod brings extensive experience in student and adult learning and teaching strategies. Understanding that doing mathematics is much more than applying procedures and completing...

Mailing Address

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

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

Senior Research Scientist
Marian Pasquale

Marian Pasquale has deep expertise in middle grade and high school science professional development, technical assistance, and curriculum development. She leads and co-leads numerous innovative science education initiatives and designs and leads...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313

Senior Research Associate
Wendy Rivenburgh

Wendy Rivenburgh is an expert in youth media education, technical support, communications, community building, and instructional design. To all of her work, she brings a deep commitment to empowering learners, supporting the creation of original...

Mailing Address

43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313