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

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

Senior Research Specialist
Project Director
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Virginia Vitiello

Assistant Professor, Research Faculty
Pilot Project Evaluator
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Caitlin Powell

Project Manager
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Stephanie Adams

Project Associate
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Tara Powell

Lead Coach
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Autumn Shaffer

Project Associate

Myra Childs

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Melissa Williams


Jocelyn Gilchrist

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Pat Willhelm-Bennett


Lisa Nielson

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Jen Fry


Franny Melampy

Content Developer
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Lauren Condoluci

Content Developer
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Lilian Hummer

Research Specialist Intermediate
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Leah Chilson

Project Associate

Alyssa Vukelich

Project Associate

Danielle Peacock

Senior Project Manager
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Allison Leach

Research Scientist
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Miriam Rushfinn

Project Associate

Kim Curtis

Communications & Outreach Coordinator
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.