Comprehensive Centers Directors (2019-2024)

Content Centers

Region 1: Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont
American Institutes for Research
Waltham, MA
Susan Therriault, Co-Director
Ellen Cushing, Co-Director
Phone: (781) 373-7007

Region 2: Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island
Brooklyn, NY
Sarah Barzee , Director
Phone: (860) 638-8461

Region 3: Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
Educational Testing Services
Hato Rey, PR
Alice Lindsay, Director
John Lockwood, Deputy Director
Phone: (813) 957-0089
*Alice Lindsay retires December 2020. John Lockwood will be the new Project Director as of January 2021.

Region 4: Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Policy Study Associates, Inc
Washington, DC
Jeanine Hildreth, Director
Phone: (202) 939-5324

Region 5: Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
Westat, Inc.
Charleston, WV
Kimberly Hambrick, Director
Phone: (304) 206-6819

Region 6: Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Browns Summit, NC
George Hancock, Director
Phone: (336) 315-7435

Region 7: Alabama, Florida, Mississippi
RMC Research Corporation
Tampa, FL
Sheryl Turner, Director
Phone: (813) 915-0010

Region 8: Indiana, Michigan, Ohio
ICF Incorporated LLC
Ann Arbor, MI
Kandace Jones, Co-Director
Thomas “T.J.” Horwood, Co-Director
Phone: (734) 926-0949

Region 9: Illinois, Iowa
American Institutes for Research
Chicago, IL
Aaron Butler, Director
Phone: (312) 288-7612

Region 10: Minnesota, Wisconsin
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
Madison, WI
Kim Gibbons, Co-Director
Phone: (612) 625-9751
Alisia Moutry, Co-Director
Phone: (608) 261-1938

Region 11: Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming
McREL International
Cheyenne, WY
Joseph Simpson, Co-Director
Susan Shebby, Co-Director
Phone: (307) 222-5261

Region 12: Colorado, Kansas, Missouri
McREL International
Denver, CO
Dale Lewis, Director
Phone: (303) 632-5522

Region 13: Bureau of Indian Education, New Mexico, Oklahoma
Santa Fe, NM
Marie Mancuso, Director
Phone (602) 549-3955

Region 14: Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas
Westat, Inc.
Austin, TX
Kristen Nafziger, Director
Phone: (512) 893-4503

Region 15: Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah
Sacramento, CA
Deb Sigman, Co-Director
Mary Peterson,Co-Director
Phone: (916) 492-4073

Region 16: Alaska, Oregon, Washington
SERRC (Southeast Regional Resource Center)
Juneau, AK
Bernie Sorenson, Director
Phone: (907) 586-6806

Region 17: Idaho, Montana
Education Northwest
Boise, ID
Kimberly Barnes, Director
Phone: (503) 275-9636

Region 18: Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Palau
Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL)
Pohnpei, FSM
Emerson Odango, Director
Phone: (808) 441-1300

Region 19: American Samoa, Hawaii, Republic of the Marshall Islands
Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL)
Honolulu, HI
Melly Wilson, Director
Phone: (808) 441-1354

National Center

National Comprehensive Center
Westat, Inc.
Austin, TX
Dean Nafziger, Director
Phone: (512) 893-4483

Last Modified: 12/08/2020