Lauren Rosenbauer engages stakeholders and provides team-based communication to ensure effective coordination of dissemination efforts. She also supports logistics and coordination of partner site collaboration. Ms. Rosenbauer has worked on several national projects related to the special education field, including the National Center on Intensive Intervention, Lead for Literacy, and the MTSS Center at AIR.
Dr. Kathleen Pfannenstiel serves as the private school liaison for the PROGRESS center and has expertise in special education, MTSS, evidence-based practices, and continuous improvement. Dr.
Dr. Stacia J. Rush serves as a technical assistance provider for the PROGRESS Center. At AIR, she has served in various technical assistance and product development roles on the Access Center, National High School Center, National Center on Response to Intervention, National Center on Student Progress Monitoring, CEEDAR Center, and the National Center for Systemic Improvement, as well as numerous state special education curriculum and MTSS review projects. Before joining AIR, Dr.
Lois Kimmel is a technical assistance provider for the PROGRESS Center, where she supports the development and dissemination of universal technical assistance products and intensive technical assistance. In addition to her role for the PROGRESS Center, she focuses on building the capacity of teachers, leaders, faculty, and policymakers to implement evidence-based practices to improve outcomes for students with disabilities.
Dr. Stephanie Jackson provides quality assurance for all PROGRESS Center products and activities. Dr. Jackson has more than 35 years of experience in a variety of educational environments, including general and special education settings, magnet schools, charter schools, and higher education. She has been recognized for her educational leadership in schools and her practical and realistic perspectives to foster the learning of all students, including students with disabilities. For the last 15 years, Dr.
Dr. Dia Jackson is a technical assistance provider for the PROGRESS Center, with expertise in special education, MTSS, and culturally responsive teaching. In addition, she supports states and districts— including the Vermont Department of Education, Baltimore City Schools, and the Maryland School for the Blind— in implementing high-leverage practices in special education, directs state and district RTI/MTSS projects, and leads special education program evaluations. Dr.
Mrs. Reed serves as the project coordinator for the PROGRESS Center, where she oversees the budget and billing for the center, completes monthly reports, and coordinates meetings for internal staff and senior advisors. In addition to her work with the PROGRESS Center, Mrs.
Amy Colpo serves as a knowledge development specialist for the PROGRESS Center, where she supports policy scans, focus groups, site visits, and literature reviews. In addition, Ms.
Dr. Zachary Weingarten is the evaluation coordinator for the PROGRESS Center. In addition to this role, Dr. Weingarten also conducts evaluation of technical assistance projects for the National Center on Intensive Intervention and the Delaware Early Literacy Initiative. Across projects, he focuses on using evaluation data to inform the continuous improvement of technical assistance and project performance. In addition, Dr.
Dr. Teri Marx is the intensive technical assistance lead for the PROGRESS Center. Dr. Marx provides intensive technical assistance and professional development to states, districts, and schools through her work with the National Center on Intensive Intervention, the Rhode Island Intensive Math Intervention Project, and the Utah State Personnel Development Grant. Across projects, Dr.