Our Team

Research Team

Alexander Kurz

Consulting Principal

Anwesha Guha

Graduate Research Assistant

Ashley Jochim

Consulting Principal

Bree Dusseault

Principal and Managing Director

Caitlin Lennon

Research Project Manager

Chelsea Waite


Chelsey Shen

Junior Research Intern

Heather Casimere

Research Assistant

Janette Avelar

Research Fellow

Lakisha Young

Senior Fellow

Lisa Chu

Research Analyst

Lydia Rainey


Mary Laski

Principal, Next Education Workforce

Michael Berardino

Senior Research Analyst

Nadja Michel-Herf

Senior Manager of Special Projects

Paul Hill

Founder, CRPE and Professor of Practice, MLFTC

Robin Lake


Sarah McCann

Senior Project Manager

Shagun Singha

Graduate Research Assistant

Steven Weiner

Senior Research Analyst

Communications & Editorial

Emily Prymula

Content Director

Melissa Fall

Editorial Director

Operations & Finance

Lavonzell Nicholson

Director of Strategic Operations

Natalie Mayfield

Grants Manager

Rachael Eiting

Executive Assistant to the Director
CRPE Careers

Looking to join our team?

We understand that great work requires the support of a great team. As a member of CRPE, you’ll join a tight-knit group of researchers and staff who value hard work, integrity, and camaraderie.

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