CORE Board of Directors

CORE Board of Directors

CORE’s Board of Directors supports our work, holding us accountable to our vision and values.

Scott K. Baker, Ph.D.
Scott K. Baker, Ph.D.Scott K. Baker, Ph.D.,
Dr. Baker is a Research Professor at the Center on Research and Evaluation (CORE) at Southern Methodist University (SMU), and a Senior Research Associate at the Center on Teaching and Learning (CTL), University of Oregon. He was the founding Executive Director of CORE and themore
Elsa Cárdenas-Hagan, Ed.D.
Elsa Cárdenas-Hagan, Ed.D.
Elsa Cárdenas-Hagan is a bilingual speech and language pathologist, a certified teacher, dyslexia therapist, certified academic language therapist and a qualified instructor. Dr. Cárdenas-Hagan is the President of the Valley Speech Language and Learning Center in Brownsville, Texas and works with the Texas Institute formore
David Chard, Ph.D.
David Chard, Ph.D.
David J. Chard, Ph.D., is the Dean ad Interim of Boston University’s Wheelock College of Education and Human Development and Professor of Special Education.  Prior to coming to BU, Dr. Chard served as the 14th President of Wheelock College. Dr. Chard has published more than 100more
Steven P. Dykstra, Ph.D.
Steven P. Dykstra, Ph.D.
Dr. Dykstra serves as a practicing psychologist for Milwaukee County, WI, serving children and families facing the most complex challenges. He directs a mobile crisis team as well as consulting and training on a variety of topics across the community. Over the course of hismore
Sherril H. English, Ph.D.
Sherril H. English, Ph.D.
Sherril H. English, Ph.D. is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Simmons School of Education at Southern Methodist University. Dr. English teaches classes for in-service, graduate students in the Department of Teaching and Learning and for principal certification students in the Department of Educational Leadership.more
Claude Goldenberg, Ph.D.
Claude Goldenberg, Ph.D.
Claude Goldenberg, Ph.D. is Nomellini & Olivier Professor of Education, Emeritus. He is author of Successful school change: Creating settings to improve teaching and learning (Teachers College); co-author with Rhoda Coleman of Promoting academic achievement among English learners: A guide to the research (Corwin); and co-editor with Aydin Durgunoglu of Languagemore
Zaretta Hammond
Zaretta Hammond
Ms. Hammond is a national education consultant and author of Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students. She holds a Master’s in Education in English Education, with a concentration in Writing from the University ofmore
Michelle K. Hosp, Ph.D.
Michelle K. Hosp, Ph.D.
Michelle K. Hosp, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Special Education at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. A nationally known trainer and speaker on problem solving and the use of progress monitoring data, she has worked as the Director of the Iowa Reading Research Center,more
Edward J. Kame’enui, Ph. D.
Edward J. Kame’enui, Ph. D.
Dr. Edward J. Kame’enui is a native Hawaiian, born in Hilo, Hawaii and raised in Kalihi on the Island of Oahu. He graduated from the Kamehameha Schools, a school for native Hawaiian children. Dr. Kame’enui’s scholarly interests are in reading, writing systems, language development, andmore
Rick Miller, Ph.D.
Rick Miller, Ph.D.
During his forty-year career in education, Dr. Rick Miller has been a teacher and principal at the elementary and secondary levels, instructed at the university level, and served as superintendent in six districts across two states, most recently Santa Ana Unified School District in California.more
Louisa C. Moats, Ed.D.
Louisa C. Moats, Ed.D.
Dr. Moats has been a teacher, psychologist, researcher, graduate school faculty member, and author of many influential scientific journal articles, books, and policy papers on the topics of reading, spelling, language, and teacher preparation. She earned her master’s degree at Peabody College of Vanderbilt andmore
Mark Shinn, Ph.D.
Mark Shinn, Ph.D.
Dr. Shinn is a Professor of School Psychology at National-Louis University and a nationally recognized consultant to schools across the country, including state departments of education, on implementation of a problem-solving model including RtI. He is the recipient of the APA Division 16 2003 Jackmore
Shane Templeton, Ph.D.
Shane Templeton, Ph.D.Advisor Emeritus, Board Member Emeritus
Shane Templeton is Foundation Professor Emeritus of Literacy Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno. A former classroom teacher at the primary and secondary levels, Shane did his graduate work at the University of Virginia, receiving his M.Ed. and Ph.D. degrees in Education there. Shane’smore

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