Doug Fireside
Alliance Liaison
dfireside@air.org

Educator Effectiveness Research Alliance

Core Alliance Members

Alliance Planning–Leadership Team

Dr. Don Beach, Regents Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX

Holly Eaton, Director of Professional Development and Advocacy
Texas Classroom Teachers Association, Austin, TX

Dr. Lori Einfalt,  Adjunct Professor
Concordia University, Austin, TX

Kelty Garbee, Associate Program Officer, Teacher Effectiveness
Educate Texas, Communities Foundation of Texas, Dallas, TX

Dr. Tracy Ginsburg, Executive Director
Texas Association of School Business Officials, Austin, TX

Barry Heanisch, Executive Director
Texas Association of Community Schools, Austin, TX

Lauren R. Hobbs, Math Instructional Coach
C.E. King High School, Sheldon ISD, Houston, TX

Jessica Janota, Teacher and Social Studies Coordinator
Sheldon ISD, TX

 

Dr. Andrew B. Lofters, Program Director, Academic Quality and Workforce
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin, TX

Dr. Tim Miller, Director, Educator Preparation Programs
Texas Education Agency, Austin, TX

Dr. Lauralee Pankonien, Senior Coordinator, Educator Quality
Region 13 Education Service Center, Austin, TX

Dr. Barbara Pazey, Assistant Professor, Departments of Special Education and Educational Administration
University of Texas at Austin, TX

Jason Perez, Executive Director of Teacher and Leadership Effectiveness
Oklahoma State Department of Education, Oklahoma City, OK

Tim Regal, Director, Educator Evaluation and Support
Texas Education Agency, Austin, TX

Gilbert Zavala, Vice President, Education and Talent Development
Austin Chamber of Commerce, Austin, TX

Dr. Chris Allen, Deputy Superintendent
Lake Travis ISD, Austin, TX

Priscilla Aquino Garza, Policy & Advocacy Associate Program Officer
Educate Texas, Austin, TX

Nneka Bernard, Principal
Adams Middle School, Grand Prairie ISD, Grand Prairie, TX

Portia Bosse, Governmental Relations Specialist
Texas State Teachers Association, Austin, TX

Jennifer M. Canaday, Governmental Relations Director
Association of Texas Professional Educators, Austin, TX

Dyann Carney, Physical Education Teacher
Odom Academy, Beaumont, TX

Carlos Diaz-Rivera Jr., Spanish Professor
Mansfield Summit High School, Mansfield ISD, Arlington, TX

Andrew Fellers, Director, Education and Talent Programs
Austin Chamber of Commerce, Austin, TX

Rebecca Flores, Associate
Moak, Casey & Associates, Austin, TX

Jenyfer Glisson, Community Stakeholder
Oklahoma

Dr. Mark Gooden, M.K. Hage Centennial Professorship in Education Fellow, Director of the Principalship Program
University of Texas at Austin, TX

Scott Groen, U.S. History Teacher, Social Studies Department Chair, and Instructional Coach
Victory Early College High School, Aldine ISD, Houston, TX

Kirsten Hund, Associate Executive Director for Instruction
Texas Elementary Principals & Supervisors Association (TEPSA), Austin, TX

Dr. Shaun D. Hutchins, Research Analyst II
Department of Research & Evaluation, Austin ISD, Austin, TX

Dr. Tam Jones, Program Director/ Assistant Professor
Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, TX

Kate Kuhlmann,  Lobbyist
Association of Texas Professional Educators, Austin, TX

 

Dr. Anne McClellan, Executive Director–Growth and Innovation
University of Houston, Houston, TX

Dr. Casey McCreary, Assistant Executive Director of Education Policy
Texas Association of School Administration (TASA), Austin, TX

Darcie Midkiff, K–12 Math Facilitator
Garland ISD, Garland, TX

Dr. Kerry Moll, Founder
Intersection Education, Austin, TX

Gene A. Morrow, Principal
David Daniels Elementary, Grand Prairie ISD, Grand Prairie, TX

Chris O’Reilly, Program Manager-Teacher Appraisal Academic Services
Region 13 Education Service Center, Austin, TX

Devin Padavil, Principal
Hendrickson High School, Pflugerville ISD, Pflugerville, TX

Monica Perez, Grade 5 Science Teacher
Edinburg Consolidated ISD, Edinburg, TX

Dr. Lisa Schmitt, Senior Analyst
New Teacher Center,  TX

Jose Silva, Grade 4 Teacher
Dr. Long Elementary School, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, Pharr, TX

Stephanie Stoebe, Grade 5 Teacher
Teravista Elementary School (Franklin Covey Lighthouse School), Round Rock ISD, Round Rock, TX

Jeri Stone,  Executive Director/General Counsel
Texas Classroom Teachers Association, Austin, TX

Dr. Shannon L. Verrett, Senior Manager, Leadership Development
Houston ISD, Houston, TX

Bryan Weatherford, Teaching and Learning Specialist
Texas State Teachers Association, Austin, TX

Dr. Deborah L. Williamson, Director of NMTEACH and Title II
New Mexico Department of Education, Santa Fe, NM