The Dana Center at The University of Texas at Austin is leading field test implementation efforts, working in partnership with the Development Consortium and State Leads to ensure smooth and effective implementation of all activities related to facilitator preparation and field test teacher professional development. The Dana Center, in collaboration with Digital Promise, is jointly leading field test data collection and analysis activities, facilitating regular discussions of findings to support cycles of improvement. Dana Center science staff also author content for the instructional materials, facilitate professional learning for field test teachers and observe and videotape classrooms to support implementation and learning.


Carolyn Landel
Managing Director
Charles A. Dana Center

Tracey Ramirez
Professional Learning Facilitator, Science
Charles A. Dana Center

Barbara Taylor
Professional Learning Facilitator, Science
Charles A. Dana Center

Shelly LeDoux
Professional Learning Facilitator, Science and Leadership
Charles A. Dana Center

Carol Pazera
Senior Research Analyst
Charles A. Dana Center

Sara Spiegel
Manager, K12 Education Strategy, Policy, and Services
Charles A. Dana Center