Staff

Lara Evangelista

Executive Director

Clarissa Cummings

Programs + Events Manager

Dennis De Guzman Caindec, Ed.D.

Director of School Support New York Region

Zhoujin Gao

Systems Administrator

José Jiménez

Director of Finance & Operations

Khalia Joseph

Manager of College Readiness

Cora Kobischka

Development + Communications

Linda Le

Director of School Support – Bay Area

Marguerite Lukes, PhD

Director of Research + Innovation

Dolan Morgan

Director of Professional Development Services

Genna Robbins

Director of New School Development

Nancy Rosas

Director of School Support DMV Region

Mireia Rothman-Simon

NY Instructional Coach

Sevana Sammis

Manager of Professional Development Services

Andrew Sigal

Instructional Coach

Claire Sylvan, Ed.D.

Founder + Sr. Strategic Advisor

Madelyn Torres

Executive Assistant + Finance / Operations Manager

Liliana Vargas

Director of Development & Communications

Joy Zhou

Salesforce Project Manager

Lara Evangelista
Executive Director

Clarissa Cummings
Programs + Events Manager

Dennis De Guzman Caindec, Ed.D.
Director of School Support
New York Region

Zhoujin Gao
Systems Administrator

José Jiménez
Director of Finance & Operations

Khalia Joseph
Manager of College Readiness

Cora Kobischka
Communications + Development Manager

Linda Le
Director of School Support
Bay Area

Marguerite Lukes, PhD
Director of Research + Innovation

Dolan Morgan
Director of Professional

Development Services

Genna Robbins
Director of New School Development

Mireia Rothman-Simon
NY Instructional Coach

Nancy Rosas
Director of School Support
DMV Region

Sevana Sammis
Manager of Professional

Development Services

Claire Sylvan, Ed.D.
Founder + Sr. Strategic Advisor

Madelyn Torres
Executive Assistant + Finance /
Operations Manager

Andrew Sigal
Instructional Coach

Liliana Vargas
Director of Development & Communications

Joy Zhou
Salesforce Project Manager

Board of Directors

Lara Evangelista
Internationals Network
President
 

Alvin Loshak
Balyasny Asset Management L.P.
Chair

 Billy Chipiu Leung
Moody’s Cooperation
Treasurer
 

Dr. Claire E. Sylvan
 Internationals Network
Member

 Lara Evangelista
Internationals Network
President

 

Alvin Loshak
Balyasny Asset Management L.P.
Chair

 Billy Chipiu Leung
Moody’s Cooperation
Treasurer
 

Dr. Claire E. Sylvan
 Internationals Network
Member

Deborah North
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Member

Gitte Peng
Queens Library
Secretary

Jorge Ruiz de Velasco
John W. Gardner Center,
Stanford University
Member

Deborah North
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Member

Gitte Peng
Queens Library
Secretary

Jorge Ruiz de Velasco
John W. Gardner Center,
Stanford University
Member

Oliver Frankel
Bilateral Risk Services
Member

Tamara Butler Battaglino
Member

Oliver Frankel
Bilateral Risk Services
Member

Tamara Butler Battaglino
Member

Research Advisory Board

About the Research Advisory Board

Internationals Network for Public Schools’ Research Advisory Board comprises distinguished scholars, researchers and experts in education policy who work closely with schools and communities to better foster equity for immigrant and multilingual learners. Their research has strengthened the field to spur improvements in policy and practice for the multilingual learners served across Internationals Network’s schools and academies. The Board members are critical friends and advisors who provide scholarly input to Internationals’ work. The RAB  is vital to the development, growth, and on-going improvement of Internationals’ core work: school development and support, professional development,  policy and advocacy in support of transforming education for multilingual learners. The board provides guidance, support, expertise, knowledge and strategic input for our work.

 

Dr. Adriana Villavicencio

Assistant Professor, University of California-Irvine

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Dr. Carola Suárez-Orozco

Professor in Residence, Harvard Graduate School of Education,
Co-Founder: Reimagining Migration

Dr. Edward Fergus

Professor of Urban Education and Policy, Rutgers University

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Dr. Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng

Associate Professor, International Education
New York University

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Dr. Julie Sugarman

Associate Director for K-12 Education Research, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy, Migration Policy Institute

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Dr. Karen Thompson

Associate Professor, College of Education, Oregon State University

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Dr. Reva Jaffe-Walter

Associate Professor, Educational Leadership
Montclair State University

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Dr. Adriana Villavicencio

Assistant Professor, University of California-Irvine

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Dr. Carola Suárez-Orozco

Professor in Residence, Harvard Graduate School of Education,
Co-Founder: Reimagining Migration

Dr. Edward Fergus

Professor of Urban Education and Policy, Rutgers University

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Dr. Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng

Associate Professor, International Education
New York University

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Dr. Julie Sugarman

Associate Director for K-12 Education Research, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy, Migration Policy Institute

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Dr. Karen Thompson

Associate Professor, College of Education, Oregon State University

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Dr. Reva Jaffe-Walter

Associate Professor, Educational Leadership
Montclair State University

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