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

Batten Bicentennial Professor of Early Childhood Education:
Associate Director for Early Childhood Education, CASTL
Principal Investigator
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Kate Matthew

Project Director
Co-Principal Investigator
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Virginia Vitiello

Director of Evalutaion
Co-Principal Investigator
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Professional Development

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Tara Powell

Co-Lead of Professional Development Team

Megan Stuhlman

Co-Lead of Professional Development Team

Andrea Barrett

Coach
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Janet Beaulieu

Coach
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Danielle Booher

Coach

Qudsia Chaughtai

Coach

Myra Childs

Coach

Alyson Ellis

Coach
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Jen Fry

Coach

Jocelyn Gilchrist

Coach

Cassandra Godwin

Coach
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Michelle Gomes

Coach

Lydia Jordan

Coach

Natarsha Lee

Coach

Keisha McClain

Coach
Lisa Nielson

Lisa Nielson

Coach

Sandy Patillo-Mason

Coach

Nina Rushing

Coach
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Patricia Watkins

Coach
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Pat Willhelm-Bennett

Coach
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Melissa Williams

Coach

Solitia Wilson

Coach

Content Development

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Stephanie Adams

Co-Lead of Content Development
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Autumn Shaffer

Co-Lead of Content Development

Teri Branker

Content Developer
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Lauren Condoluci

Content Developer
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Allison Leach

Research Scientist
Content Developer

Amudha Mahendiran

Content Developer

Jazmyn McGhee

Content Developer

Sharon Manana

Content Developer

Franny Melampy

Content Developer

Yolanda Richey

Content Developer

Evaluation & Reporting

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Virginia Vitiello

Director of Evalutaion
Co-Principal Investigator
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Jhonelle Bailey

CASTL Early Childhood
Research Scientist
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Anna Barrick

Project Specialist
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Julia Brink

Graduate Research Assistant

Caroline Chamberlain

Research Specialist
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Dana Korotovskikh

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Caroline McGuinness

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Communications & Outreach

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Miriam Rushfinn

ECE Project Manager & Lead of Communications & Outreach

Kim Curtis

Communications & Outreach Coordinator
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Pamela Jiranek

Communications & Outreach Specialist

Ailsa Long

Communications & Outreach
Graphic Designer

Project Management & Logistics

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Caitlin Ellis

Project Manager
Co-Lead

Danielle Peacock

Director of Program Management
Co-Lead

Claire Bremner

Project Specialist
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Leah Chilson

Project Management Associate

Brooke Haas

Project Management Associate

Samantha Haigood

Project Specialist
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Lilian Hummer

Research Specialist Intermediate

Alyssa Vukelich

Project Management Associate

Instructional Technology

Kathy Neesen

CASTL Instructional Technology
Lead

Sarah Lydic

Senior Instructional Technology Specialist

Matt Seminak

Multimedia/Web Developer
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Stephanie Walker

Senior Instructional Technology Specialist

Content Review Experts

Carolyn Gosse

Content Expert
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Traci Kutaka

Content Expert

Khara Turnbull

Content Expert
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.