Meet the Team

The STREAMin3 team is comprised of research faculty, staff, and coaches at the University of Virginia’s Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL).
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Amanda Williford

Associate Professor, Associate Director for Early Childhood Education, CASTL
Principal Investigator
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Kate Matthew

Senior Research Specialist
Lead Content Developer and Project Manager
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Virginia Vitiello

Assistant Professor, Research Faculty
Pilot Project Evaluator
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Caitlin Powell

Project Associate
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Tara Powell

Lead Coach
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Stephanie Adams

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Jen Fry

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Autumn Shaffer

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Sheri Simons

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Pat Willhelm-Bennett

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Melissa Williams


Myra Childs

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Marissa Bivona

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Kelsey Clayback

Doctoral Student
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Brittany Retig

Research Specialist
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Leah Chilson

Purchasing Specialist
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Lauren Condoluci


Pilar Alamos

Postdoctoral Research Associate
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Lilian Hummer

Research Specialist
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Ann L'hospital

Research Scientist
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Allison Leach

Research Scientist
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Miriam Rushfinn

Project Associate
The curriculum was developed at the University of Virginia, School of Education and Human Development, Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) by Amanda Williford, Ph.D, Kate Matthew, M.S., and Bridget Hamre, Ph.D. in partnership with E3 and in collaboration with The New E3 School leadership, teaching, and coaching staff.

The model was brought to life by a highly-collaborative and inspired team dedicated to supporting learning and fun for every child, teacher, and leader.