Meet the Fellows

2020-2021 Full-Time Fellows


Meghan Everette

Coach/Teacher | Salt Lake City, UT

Areas of Focus:

Teacher Advocacy; Teacher and Retention Organizational Change Theory; Communication; Equitable School Transformation; School to Community Connection

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Joseph Masgai

ES Principal | Yardley, PA

Areas of Focus:

Instructional Leadership; Professional Development; Data-driven School Improvement; Equitable Project-based Learning; Character Education, Career and College Readiness Reform

2020-2021 Part-Time Fellows


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Gregory Butz

Dean of Students | Albuquerque, NM

Areas of Focus:

Social Emotional Tools and Strategies; ED Technology; English Language Learners; Virtual Classroom; Management; Holistic Student Development

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Scott Crisp

HS Principal | Jackson, WY

Areas of Focus:

Rural Education; Innovative Course Scheduling; Distributed Leadership Systems; Instructional Technology; Flexible Learning Environments; Data-driven High School Reform

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Tanasha Mahone

ES Teacher | Atlanta, GA

Areas of Focus:

Intersectionality & Social Emotional Learning; Teacher Certification; Innovation in Education; Equity & Culturally Responsive Practices; Financial Literacy; Gifted Education

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Melissa Sadorf

Superintendent | Stanfield, AZ

Areas of Focus:

Rural Education and Access; Teacher/Administrator Preparation and Development; Teacher Recruitment and Retention; Educator Mentorship; School Safety; Teacher & School Accountability

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Amy Whittington

ES Principal | Leon, IA

Areas of Focus:

Literacy (PK-6th grade); Online Learning; Social Emotional Learning; Digital Citizenship/Digital Literacy; Recruitment & Retention (Rural Educators); Data-driven School Improvement; After School Programming

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Jermaine Williams

CTE Teacher | Middletown, DE

Areas of Focus:

Career and Technical Education; Cooperative Student Employment; Apprenticeship Programs and Dual Enrollment; School and Industry Partnerships; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Social and Emotional Learning


Contact Information

  • Dr. Bryan D. Hale
    School Ambassador Fellowship Lead
    Effective Educator Development Division
    U.S. Department of Education
    Office of Elementary and Secondary Education
    400 Maryland Ave. SW
    Washington, DC 20202
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