Edward A. Silver, Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
Edward A. Silver teaches and advises graduate students in mathematics education and conducts research related to the teaching and learning of mathematics. He is currently the Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies and the William A. Brownell Collegiate Professor of Education and professor of mathematics at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. View Full Bio >>
Chris Quintana, Associate Professor, Design Faculty Lead
Chris Quintana is a principal investigator in the Center for Highly Interactive Classrooms, Curricula, and Computing in Education (hi-ce), where he focuses on software-based scaffolding for middle school science students, including the development of scaffolded software tools, scaffolding frameworks for software, and learner-centered design processes. View Full Bio >>
Stephen DesJardins, Professor, Evaluation Faculty Lead
Stephen L. DesJardins has nearly 30 years of experience in education research and evaluation. He spent the first 13 years of this tenure as an institutional researcher and policy analyst, working on a wide variety of educational issues and problems. Since joining the faculty ranks, Steve has focused his efforts on the evaluation of educational programs, practices, and policies, always with an eye toward how to improve education for its many and varied stakeholders. View Full Bio >>
Nate Phipps, Managing Director
Nate Phipps has worked for nearly a decade in professional development and as a secondary educator. As CEDER’s Managing Director, Nate manages CEDER’s work and coordinates new partnership opportunities across CEDER’s design, evaluation, and research strands. If you are a interested in working with CEDER, please contact Nate at firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact Nate | View Full Bio >>
Darin Stockdill, Instructional and Program Design Coordinator
Darin Stockdill, PhD, has over 20 years of experience as an educator and has worked as a classroom teacher, an education researcher, a teacher educator, and a curriculum developer. As the Instructional and Program Design Coordinator for CEDER, Darin manages a range of instructional design projects and collaborates with other educators to design innovative learning experiences. Contact Darin | View Full Bio >>
Vicki Bigelow, Evaluation Coordinator
Victoria J. Milazzo-Bigelow, PhD, has been the evaluator for the MI-LSAMP and College for Every Student programs since 2010. Prior to completing her doctorate, she spent fourteen years as a college instructor, and seven coordinating, designing, and evaluating teacher education programs. Her interests focus on issues of access and educational improvement. Contact Vicki | View Full Bio >>
Sarah Beu, Evaluation Specialist
Sarah Beu, MSW, leads several evaluation projects and coordinates professional and student trainings on evaluation skills. She gained evaluation experience at the UM School of Social Work Curtis Center Program Evaluation Group. She also provided technical and evaluation consulting services to national grantees through the Nation Council for Behavioral Health, an organization based out of Washington D.C. Sarah’s interest lie in participatory evaluation designs, data visualization best practices, and quantitative data analysis. Contact Sarah.
Erica Crawford, TLE Engagement and Development Specialist
Erica Crawford serves as an engagement and development specialist for the Center for Education Design, Evaluation, and Research (CEDER). Her primary responsibilities include user support for the Teaching and Learning Exploratory (TLE) as well as content development for the website. She also provides technical assistance for the TLE, including design and organization of video collections along with customized features for user groups. Contact Erica | View Full Bio >>
Trish Kraus, Contract and Grants Specialist
Trish Kraus’ primary responsibilities include providing pre-award and post-award support for the School of Education faculty, staff, and research scientists. Trish also provides administrative Research Office support and manages several departmental accounts for sponsored projects and other research related funds. She works with Chad Heiser in the Finance Office. Contact Trish.
Chad Heiser, Sponsored Projects Financial Specialist
Chad Heiser works with both the Office of Financial Planning and Management and the Center for Education Design, Evaluation, and Research at the School of Education. His primary responsibilities include providing post-award support for sponsored research for faculty, staff, and research scientists. He also manages some departmental accounts for other research related funds. Chad works with Trish Kraus in the Research Office. Contact Chad.
C. Felice Gonzales, Office & Program Manager
Felice Gonzales provides program and administrative support to CEDER’s Managing Director and other CEDER staff and faculty, as well as support for a growing number of ongoing program activities and events. She also has worked for over 10 years in education, first as a school social worker and then as an administrator of special education. Contact Felice.