David Rose, Ed.D., Co-Principal Investigator (CAST), has oversight responsibility for the project’s development and research program. He is responsible for developing content partnerships as well as the scale and sustainability plan. He ensures the overall quality of the project and is responsible for grooming the project’s mission and vision.
Ted Hasselbring, Ed.D., Co-Principal Investigator (Vanderbilt University), is managing relationships with CAST, including oversight of the sub-award budget and staff. He is responsible primarily for developing content partnerships and managing the project’s relationship with Scholastic. He participates in project design and development efforts and is responsible for the development of the project’s scale and sustainability plan along with David Rose.
Gabrielle Rappolt-Schlichtmann, Ed.D., Co-Project Director (CAST), is overseeing the day-to-day work of the project and is responsible for operationalizing the project's mission, vision, and theory of change within the project’s design, development, and research. She is also responsible for fiscal and staffing management, reporting, partnership relations, meeting deliverables relative to the timeline, and dissemination.
Udio Development Team
Udio Research and Instructional Design Team
Margaret (Peggy) Coyne, Ed.D., Research, is responsible for the implementation of the project’s research agenda in schools in coordination with Samantha Daley. She is also responsible for implementing exploratory research on the program with adolescents with low-incidence disabilities in collaboration.
Susan Kingston, BS, is providing administrative support to the Center’s Project Co-Directors, including scheduling of meetings and travel, note taking, and communications across the project as a whole.
Research Assistants. CAST is utilizing the expertise of several in-house research assistants with expertise in literacy, research methodologies, data collection, and analysis.