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Our team of highly-experienced staff and consultants can design and build customized, cost-effective solutions to improve instructional practices, increase efficiency, decrease costs and provide the support you need.
Georgine Bowman, Curriculum Director
Georgine Bowman provides district-level professional development and instructional coaching across many content and pedagogical topics. With over 30 years of experience in education, Georgine has taught grade levels 2 through 8 over the course of her career in both the private and public sector. She also served as a curriculum specialist with Winton Woods City Schools where she led district initiatives in mathematics instruction, classroom management and curriculum development across various content areas. Her work keeps her involved in many district- and county-level curriculum committees, as well as memberships with ASCD, NCTM, OCTM and ISTE.
Cathy Chenoweth, Gifted Coordinator
With 20 years of teaching and coaching experience in urban and rural settings, Cathy is passionate about developing resources that challenge and engage learners. She specializes in serving students with a variety of learning needs, particularly gifted learners. Her most recent work includes providing high-quality professional development for gifted educators and instructional coaching to support learners in completing challenging work. She also services as a regional data lead and provides professional development on the use of evidence-based decision-making, including value-added data.
Dave Clark, Technology Integration & Instructional Specialist
Through his experiences as a teacher, counselor and college instructor, Dave has honed his expertise in areas including PBL creation and integration, instructional technology, social studies content-area coaching, makerspace development and classroom management. An ISTE Certified Educator and CAP trainer, Dave helped establish Butler County’s Virtual Learning Collaborative for remote learning and has presented on a variety of topics at local, state and national conferences including the National HSTW Conference, OETC, OU Playful Learning, SPARCC, ITIP Ohio Google Summit, OBTA, OESCA, UC/NKU STEM and more. Prior to his role at BCESC, Dave was a middle school social studies teacher for 17 years and helped design innovative programs like the Phoenix Academy Alternative School and the PBL-based elective course: Humanities.
Heather Sass, Assistant to the Superintendent in Charge of Teaching and Learning
Heather has 20 years of experience in coaching teachers, school teams and school leaders at the district, state and national level. Passionate about personalizing learning for students and teachers, Heather is committed to creating learning pathways that integrate both high-impact content and mindsets for actionable and resilient learning. A former teacher, administrator and consultant, she has experience leading districtwide implementation of project-based learning, standards-based grading, personalized learning, instructional coaching and active engagement.
Mary Snellgrove, Instructional Specialist
Mary has a wealth of experience as a teacher, trusted instructional coach and regional leader in instructional technology integration. Mary is a nationally-recognized trainer for ISTE Certification, whose trainees have more than a 90% portfolio acceptance rate. Her most recent work includes the development of a mobile app to support teachers’ professional learning and a blended instructional model for ISTE Certification training. Mary also leads the Title III Consortium to support districts' work with English learners.