Partners

Principle Investigators & Senior Personnel

Frances K. Harper
Principal Investigator (PI)
STEM Education
Lori Caudle
Co-PI
Child & Family Studies
Margaret Quinn
Co-PI
Child & Family. Studies
Darelene Greene
Co-PI
PreK Instructional Coach
Amir Sadovnik
Senior Personnel
Computer Science

Post-Doctoral Assistants

James Larsen
Postdoctoral Researcher
Early Childhood Education

Graduate Research Assistants

Charles Flowers, Jr.
Graduate Research Assistant
Early Childhood Education
Amie Kahovec
Graduate Research Assistant
Child & Family Studies
Hannah Thompson
Graduate Research Assistant
Child & Family Studies

Teachers & Educational Assistants

Taja Welch
Preschool Teacher
Fair Garden Preschool
Doris Bourne
Educational Assistant
Fair Garden Preschool
Rebecca Hickey
Preschool Teacher
Christenberry Elementary School
Sarah Qureshi
Preschool Teacher
Lonsdale Elementary School
Kyli Wooten
Preschool Teacher
Fair Garden Preschool

Parent Leaders

Luci Diego
Parent Leader
Monica Gonzalez
Parent Leader

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Abbey Kochman
Undergraduate Assistant
Therapeutic Recreation

Our Advisory Board

Megan Barolet-Fogarty
Centro Hispano de East TN
Cara Djonko-Moore
Rhodes College
Janae Peterson
Knoxville Utilities Board

Past Partners

Indrani Singh
Graduate Research Assistant
Fall 2021
Andrew Bonsted
Undergraduate Assistant
2021-2022
Jennifer Raley
Preschool Teacher
2021
Sara Meghabghab
Undergraduate Assistant
Spring 2022
Tabatha Rainwater
Graduate Research Assistant
2021-2022
Mason Thomas
Undergraduate Assistant
Spring 2022
Jade Williams
Undergraduate Assistant
Spring 2022
Porscha Settlemeyer
Preschool Teacher
2021-2022