Johnette H. Burdette is a senior consultant AIR. She leads project teams in the design and development of products and services to support states, districts, and schools in their improvement efforts.
Laura Stein is a senior researcher at AIR, focusing primarily on school and district turnaround. She has nearly 15 years of experience working in this realm and has effectively managed a wide range of critical project management and research activities.
Matthew Linick is a senior researcher AIR. His primary responsibilities include leading quantitative analyses and designing studies for various projects, including Regional Education Laboratories led and supported by AIR.
Jenni Fipaza is a senior communications specialist at AIR.
Melissa Irby is a senior technical assistance consultant at AIR. Irby has over 30 years of experience in education instruction, administration, and supervision.
Patti Furlano is a senior technical assistance consultant at AIR.
Donna Warthan is a senior technical consultant at AIR. Her primary responsibilities include managing the overall project and budget for four federal School Improvement Grant projects in Virginia and New York.
Alicia Espinoza is a senior technical assistance consultant at AIR. Her expertise includes coaching teacher leaders, school administrators, and district leaders through the implementation of evidence-based district and school improvement systems, processes, and practices.