Editorial Advisory Board

The Catalyst Editorial Board is an advisory body drawn from the ranks of public-school parents, teachers, principals, researchers, journalists and members of business, civic, education and community organizations. (Click here for a list of former Editorial Board members)

Anthony Cappetta, math teacher, Lindblom Math and Science Academy

Gabriel Cortez, assistant professor of educational leadership and development, Northeastern Illinois University.

Madelyn James, director, Great at Eight, Voices for Illinois Children

Ignacio Lopez, assistant dean, National Louis University

Syrennia McArthur-Hanshaw, nurse, U. of C. Charter Schools

Bronwyn McDaniel, communications and research manager, Consortium on Chicago School Research

Aisha Ray, Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, Erikson Institute

Tara Shelton, principal, South Loop School

Anand Sukumaran, teacher, Peterson Elementary School, Golden Apple winner

Susan Volbrecht, academic interventionist, UNO Rufino Tamayo Elementary

Ilana Zafran Walden, program director, UMOJA Student Development Corporation

Greg White, CEO, LEARN charter schools

Teresa White, news program coordinator, Free Spirit Media