Meet the Consultants

CONSULTANTS

MAKING SENSE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Megan Balong

Course Developer and Course Facilitator

Corrine Breitsprecker

Course Developer and Course Facilitator

Leah Decker

Student Assistant

Dr. Elizabeth Hughes

Research and Math Course Specialist

Sara Leavens

Technical Writer

Dr. Larry Leutzinger

Course Developer and Course Facilitator

Annette Louk

Course Developer and Course Facilitator

Jon McKenzie

Research Consultant

Kim Miller

Course Developer and Course Facilitator

Dr. Glenn Nelson

Course Evaluator

Dr. Vicki Oleson

Course Director

Dr. Nosisi Piyose

Early Childhood Course Consultant

Dr. Edward Rathmell

Course Developer and Course Facilitator

Dr. Debra Rich

Iowa Professional Development Model Reviewer

Dr. Suzanne Riehl

Course Reviewer

Angelia Shindelar

Course Developer and Course Facilitator

Dr. Olly Steinthorsdottir

Course Developer

Denise Tallakson

Early Childhood Course Consultant

Connie Terry

Course Developer and Course Facilitator

Joanna Thompson-Yezek

Lead Technical Writer

Dr. Brian Townsend

Researcher and Mathematics Specialist

Sandy Ubben

Mathematics Project Coordinator

 

INSTRUCTIONAL COACHING—WATERLOO COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

Pam Argotsinger

Waterloo Schools Elementary Mathematics Instructional Coach

Dr. Elizabeth Hughes

Cunningham 2nd and 3rd Grade Instructional Coach

Dr. Larry Leutzinger

Cunningham K and 1st Grade Instructional Coach

Peggy Magner

Irving 2nd and 3rd Grade Instructional Coach

Dr. Glenn Nelson

Mathematics Lead

Dr. Olaf Steinthorsdottir

Irving K and 1st Grade Instructional Coach

Dr. Brian Townsend

Cunningham 4th and 5th Grade Instructional Coach

Dr. Matt Webb

Irving 4th and 5th Grade Instructional Coach

 

MAKING SENSE: FAMILY RESOURCES

  Randy Jensen                          Military Consultant

Dr. Ronelle Langley                  Strategy and Planning Advisor

Dr. Jim Stevenson                   Creative Activities Consultant

 

Mathematics

Megan Balong

Mathematics Specialist

Mary Gilles

Mathematics Student Assistant

Leasha Henricksen

Mathematics Specialist

Dr. Larry Leutzinger

Mathematics Specialist

Larry Osthus

Mathematics Consultant

Margaret Prophet

Mathematics Specialist

Dr. Edward Rathmell

Mathematics Specialist

Dr. Karen Sabey

Mathematics Specialist; Writing Coordinator

Dr. Doug Shaw

Mathematics Specialist

Dr. Diane Thiessen

Mathematics Specialist

Sandy Ubben

Mathematics Project Leader

 

Literacy

Gretta Berghammer

Literacy Specialist

Maribeth Boeltz

Literacy Specialist

Ashley Fitzgerald

Literacy Student Assistant

Emily Guetzlaff

Literacy Specialist

Dr. Yolanda Hood

Literacy Specialist

Colleen Howell

Military Parent Reviewer

Christine Nebbia

Literacy Student Assistant

Margaret Ortgiesen

Literacy Specialist

Dr. Deb Rich

Literacy Project Leader

Sarah Schaefer

Supplementary Resource Writer

Kim Swartz

Literacy Content Reviewer

Samantha Steinmeyer

Literacy Student Assistant

Rick Vanderwall

Literacy Content Reviewer

Pat Wehr

Literacy Specialist  

Rebecca Williams

Literacy Specialist

 

Early Learning

Allison Bell

Parental Engagement Project Manager

Dr. Gretta Berghammer

Literacy Specialist

Jon Chamberlain

Multimedia Specialist

Keely Cline

Early Childhood Specialist

Dr. Shelly Counsell

Literacy Team Lead

Dr. J.D. Cryer

Supplementary Resources Lead

Jo Dorhout

Technology Consultant

Rosalie Forbes

Early Childhood Video Reviewer

Rosemary Geiken

Early Childhood Specialist

Phyllis Gloeckler

Early Childhood Video Reviewer

Dena Goplerud

Literacy Supplementary Resource Writer

James Hoelscher

Video Production Lead

Dana Lechtenberg

Art Director

Anne Muse

Military Parent Reviewer

Dr. Vicki Oleson

SOAR Director

Dr. Ed Rathmell

Mathematics Specialist

Melissa Reade

Early Childhood Team Coordinator

Dr. Deb Rich

Literacy Specialist

Leighanne Reynolds

Military Parent Reviewer

Kathryn Sharp

Early Childhood Video Reviewer

Dr. Olly Steinthorsdottir

Mathematics Specialist

Krista Turner

Early Childhood Video Reviewer

Dr. Jill Uhlenberg

Early Childhood Specialist

Beth VanMeeteren

Early Childhood Specialist

Seth Vickers

Assistant Videographer

Sonia Yoshizawa

Early Childhood Video Consultant

 

Summer & After School Resources

Dr. J.D. Cryer

Resource Development

Ben Olsen

Curriculum Writer

Joanna Thompson-Yezek             

Editor

 

UNI RESEARCH CONSULTANTS

Megan Balong

Research and Development School

Dr. Matthew Bunker

Department of Marketing

Dr. Disa Cornish

Center for Social & Behavioral Research

Dr. Chris Edginton

Department of Health, Physical Education, & Leisure Services

Dr. John Henning

Department of Educational Psychology & Foundations

Dr. Steve Hughes

Department of Mathematics

Dr. Gene Lutz

Center for Social & Behavioral Research

Isabel Montemayer

Center for Social & Behavioral Research

Dr. Lynn Nielsen

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Dr. Anthony Gabrielle

Department of Educational Psychology & Foundations

Dr. Ron Padavich

Department of Marketing

Dr. Kadiampatti Rajendran

Department of Marketing

Dr. Ed Rathmell

Department of Mathematics

Dr. Leigh Zeitz

Department of Curriculum and Instruction