Content and Learning Team

  • Team Directory


Rebecca Vail, Team Director
Phone: (608) 266-2364

Kevin Anderson, Education Consultant, (608) 266-3319
Science Education

Seth Bishop, Research Analyst, (608) 267-2443
Early Childhood Research 

Gerhard Fischer, Education Consultant, (608) 267-9265
International and World Languages Education

June Fox, Portfolio Manager, (608) 267-1286
ECIDS Race to the Top

Connie Haas, Office Operations Associate, (608) 267-9267
Advanced Placement, American Indian Studies, Fine Arts and Creativity, Gifted and Talented, Hessen Exchange Programs, Title III, ELL, Refugee Children Grants, and Immigrant Programs

Jill Haglund, Education Consultant, 608-267-9625
Early Childhood and 4- and 5-yr-old Kindergarten

Bev Kniess, Operations Program Associate, (608) 266-3706
Days and Hours of Instruction, High School Graduation, School Start Date, Team Director Support

Steve Kretzmann, Education Specialist, (608) 267-9278
Community Education, Rural Education Achievement Program, Head Start Supplement

Audrey Lesondak, Education Consultant, (608) 266-7292
Title III, Effective Practices for ELLs, ESEA Monitoring, ELL Legal Requirements/Compliance

Jennie Mauer, Education Consultant, (608) 266-3319
Head Start

Candice McCann, Office Operations Associate, (608) 264-9325
Early Childhood, Refugee Children Grant, Immigrant Chldren and Youth

Kris McDaniel, Education Consultant, (608) 266-2207
Social Studies Education

Deb Motiff, Office Operations Associate, (608) 267-9274
Environmental Education, International EducationScienceSocial StudiesTitle IIIBilingual, ELLPresidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, U.S. Senate Youth Program

Chrystyna Mursky, Education Consultant, (608) 267-9273
Advanced Placement and Gifted/Talented

David O'Connor, Education Consultant, (608) 267-2283
American Indian Studies

Julie Palkowski, Education Consultant, (608) 261-7494
Fine Arts and Creativity

Victoria Rydberg, Education Consultant, (608) 266-0419
Environmental Education

Tolu Sanabria, Education Specialist, (608) 267-9235
Title III, Bilingual-Bicultural Education (state aided program), LEP Data Collection, Legal Requirements and Effective Practices for ELLs


For questions about this information, contact Beverly Kniess (608) 266-3706