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Meet Our Staff

Senior Staff
President and CEO
Alice Johnson Cain
Executive Vice President of Policy and Partnerships
Vice President of Programs
Texas Senior Executive Director
Andrea de Azevedo
Chief of Staff to the CEO and Chief Talent Officer


Sarah Lillis
California Executive Director
Bridget Bones
California Program Coordinator
Los Angeles Teacher Engagement Manager


Mark Sass
Colorado State Policy Director


Joshua Kaufmann
Executive Director
Chicago Teacher Engagement Manager


Carlotta Cooprider
Indiana Executive Director
Elsie Owolo
Indiana Policy Manager
Rachel Hathaway
Indiana Program Coordinator
Gretchen Stullken
Indianapolis Teacher Leadership Coach


Paul Toner
Massachusetts Executive Director
Instructional Program Manager
Regional Program Manager
Chris Marino
Massachusetts Policy Manager

New Mexico

Hope Morales
New Mexico State Policy Director


Philadelphia Instructional Practice Director
Lisa Bistline
Philadelphia T3 Teacher Leadership Coach
Andrew Knips
Philadelphia T3 Teacher Leadership Coach


Teacher Engagement Manager


Texas Senior Executive Director
Andrea Aguilera
State Program Coordinator
Dallas Harmony Teacher Leadership Coach
Houston Harmony Teacher Leadership Coach
Austin Harmony Teacher Leadership Coach


Chris Eide
National Director of State Policy, Advocacy and Partnerships
Andrea Aguilera
State Program Coordinator
National Programs
Nathaniel Fleckenstein
National Recruitment and Selection Manager
National Coaching Manager
National Instructional Leadership Coach: Customized Team
Anna Matejka
National Data and Evaluation Coordinator
Cary Sabados
National Instructional Leadership Coach
National & Operations
Senior National Director of Communications and Media
Senior National Director of Research and Knowledge
Director of Development
Kevin Grant
Director of Finance
Human Resources Manager
Senior Technology and Operations Coordinator
Senior Design Coordinator
Website and Digital Media Coordinator
Technology and Operations Coordinator
Senior National Special Projects Associate
Lena Rothfarb
Executive Support and Special Projects Associate