Senior Affiliates

The Senior Affiliate program allows PREL to draw on the expertise of educational professionals in various speciality areas. These Senior Affiliates are employed on a contractual basis as need for specific services.

Megan Bang

Assistant Professor, University of Washington College of Education
Expertise: indigenous studies, early learning

Susan E. Burger

Education Director, Bishop Museum
Expertise: educational research design, program evaluation

Bruce Camblin

CEO, Change Systems for Educators
Expertise: standards, assessment, mathematics instruction

Sharon Camblin

Partner and Consultant, Change Systems for Educators
Expertise: school and leadership development

Ellen Cunningham

Regional Director-State of Hawaii & the Pacific, Achieve 3000
Expertise: financial management and institutional development

Mary Dilworth

Consultant, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
Expertise: teaching, teacher education research, policy and programs, racial/ethnic and linguistic diversity in teaching and teacher education

Don Dixon

Faculty, Sonoma State University Department of Political Science
Expertise; school accountability, performance assessment, alternative education, educational governance, research and evaluation design

Harry Drier

President, CETA Corp
Expertise: career education and development

Reed Early

Independent Consultant based in Canada
Expertise: evaluation methodologies, qualitative research

Deborah Ellen

Curriculum and Professional Development Coordinator, Kuwait American School
Expertise: standards, assessment, professional development, ESL/EFL

Sandy Friedman

Executive Director, Global Education Trust
Expertise: distance learning, organizational leadership

Nicholas Goetzfridt

Professor and Collection Development Librarian, University of Guam RFK Memorial Library
Expertise: library and information sciences

Michelle Griffiths

Independent Consultant based in Australia
Expertise: institutional strengthening, capacity building, basic education, teacher education and research

Douglas Grouws

Research Professor, University of Missouri
Expertise: mathematics, program evaluation

Elizabeth Hamilton

ESL Teacher, George Washington High School (Guam)
Expertise: academic language development, first and second language literacy development, SIOP

Susan Hanson

Independent Consultant based in Washington State
Expertise: reading strategies, parent engagement, distance learning

Elizabeth Hawthorne

Education Specialist, Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
Expertise: administration, personnel, culture and pedagogy, early childhood education, policy

Fr. Francis Hezel

Director, Micronesian Seminar
Expertise: general education

Stafford Hood

Curriculum & Instruction Department Head, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Education
Expertise: culture and cultural context in program evaluation and assessment

Marie K. Iding

Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Expertise: psychological foundations for teaching and learning, cognition, technology and online learning, effective writing instruction

Zanette Johnson

Principal Consultant, EMpowered Devices
Expertise: teacher professional development, place-based learning, culture-based education indigenous assessment

Scott Keir

Senior Research and Evaluation Specialist, State of Hawai’i Department of Health, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division (CAMHD).
Expertise: research and evaluation, focus groups, proposal development

Laura Koplewitz

Assistant Professor, Stony Brook University
Expertise: distance education, online curriculum development, humanities and arts

Lesley Lee

Mathematics Education Consultant based in Montréal, Canada
Expertise: mathematics

Victor Levine

Independent Consultant based in Kauaʻi
Expertise: economics and finance, capacity building, project design and administration, policy analysis, training and human resource development, sustainability and applied research

Lance Linke

Associate Research Scientist, Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
Expertise: early childhood education, social and emotional development, STEM Education

Sitaniselao (Stan) Manu

Math Instructor, University of Fraser Valley
Expertise: mathematics curriculum and assessment, bilingual education, teacher education

Linda Martinez

Assistant Professor, New Mexico Highlands University School of Education
Expertise: teacher professional development, educational consulting

Roberta Mayor

CEO, Phillips Mayor, LLC
Expertise: school improvement and reform, fiscal management, administrative leadership, coaching and mentorship, secondary school level administration

Andrew McConney

Senior Lecturer, Murdoch University School of Education
Expertise: evaluation, research methods, assessment

Teresa McDevitt

Professor of Psychological Sciences, University of Northern Colorado
Expertise: child development, teacher professional development

Maria McKay

Associate Professor, Fairleigh Dickinson University
Curriculum Writer and Educational Consultant, McKay Communication
Expertise: communication, curriculum development

Peter Rudiak-Gould

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, McGill University Department of Anthropology
Expertise: climate change, science education, environmental education, traditional ecological knowledge, language, cultural heritage

Ursula Sexton

Senior Research Associate, Culture and Language in Education, WestEd
Expertise: indigenous communities, English learners, language development, science education, assessment, curriculum development

Beppie Shapiro

Public Policy Consultant based in Hawaiʻi
Expertise: learning, development, curriculum design, database development, statistics, grant writing

Frank Swetz

Professor of Mathematics and Education (Emeritus), Penn State
Expertise: mathematics, teacher professional development, curriculum development, cultural and historical aspects of math teaching and learning

Elise Trumbull

Independent Educational Consultant based in Oakland, CA
Expertise: relations among language, culture and schooling, formative assessment

Faye Untalan

Independent Consultant based in Hawaiʻi
Expertise: language and culture, mental health, adult education