Lori Wingate

Executive Director, Principal Investigator, Research Lead

Emma Perk

Managing Director, Co-Principal Investigator, and Community Lead

Arlen Gullickson

Co-Principal Investigator

Michael Harnar

Co-Principal Investigator and Researcher

Ayesha Boyce

Co-Principal Investigator and Researcher

Kelly Robertson

Blog Editor and Researcher

Lyssa Wilson Becho

Training Lead and ATE Survey Lead

Anastasia Councell

Project Assistant


National Visiting Committee

Every ATE center has a National Visiting Committee that provides advice, assess plans and progress, and enhances the center’s reach and dissemination. EvaluATE’s NVC includes experts in both evaluation and STEM education.

Nick Smith Dennis Faber Eileen Lento

Nick Smith (Chair)

Professor of Education,
Syracuse University

Dennis Faber

Co-PI, Mentor-Connect, FCC Consulting

Eileen Lento

Vice President, Business Enabling for CELT

Leslie Goodyear

Principal Research Scientist,
Education Development Center, Inc

John Cosgrove

Senior Partner,
Cosgrove & Associates

Community College Liaison Panel

Members of EvaluATE’s Community College Liaison Panel provide regular input on EvaluATE’s materials and activities to ensure their relevance and timelines to the ATE program’s two-year college stakeholders. They facilitate external review and field-testing of our resource materials and serve as evaluation ambassadors with the ATE community.

Michael Lesiecki

Luka Partners

Marilyn Barger

Hillsborough Community College

Sharon Gusky

Northwestern Connecticut Community College

Mike Rudibaugh

Kaskaskia College

External Evaluator


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Lana Rucks

The Rucks Group

Mike Fitzgerald

The Rucks Group