2020-21 RLTA COHORT

Current Study Groups and Awardees

STUDY GROUPS MEMBERS

Bateman Elementary

Samantha Gage
Selene Rivas
Priscilla Rowe
Maritza Vazquez, Study Group Leader
Kendall Williamson

Charles Wacker Elementary

Crystal Carmichael, Study Group Leader
Caroline Cunningham
La Conya McKinney
Danielle Washington

Marquette School of Excellence

Stacy Barrett
Katherine Liao
Amy Mollenkamp
Angelica Moreno
Antoinette Williams
Hilens Zelaya, Study Group Leader

Mary Gage Peterson Elementary School

Megan Fair, Study Group Leader
Emily Gandolfi
Catherine Jarvis
Sarah Van Wolvelear
Megan Wales

Mt. Vernon Elementary

Kitty Ma
Chelita O'Neal, Study Group Leader
Yolanda Pender-Bey
Andrea Runaas

New Field Elementary School

Megan Francomb
Katy Spore
Lauren Tauber
Tiffany Welsh, Study Group Leader

Sidney Sawyer Elementary School

Niamh Burke
Abbi Eichhorn
Erica Hetnandez
Elizabeth O’Malley, Study Group Leader
Margaret Steber
Jennie Vazquez

Walt Disney Magnet Elementary School

Melissa Albarran
Aletha Edwards
Mary Bush Port- Ginn
Gundry Rowe, Study Group Leader

William E B Dubois Elementary School

Kelly Flowers, Study Group Leader
Robbie Jewell
Lyllien Noonan
Nora Schmiedel

William G. Hibbard Elementary School

Jin Dokko
Bridget Heneghan
Jessica Hodges
Sora Lim
Stephanie Michl, Study Group Leader

Orozco Fine Arts & Sciences Elementary School

Joanna Felsenstein
Sarah Nelson
Lindsay Wesner, Study Group Leader
Norma Williams

McKay School

Donna Brunson
Nicole Johnson
Samantha Murray, Study Group Leader
Benita Nixon

Henry D. Lloyd School

Alejandra De La Pena
Vorlak Phillips
Esmeralda Rios
Mary Villa, Study Group Leader

Mariano Azuela Elementary School

Maria Cintora
Dawn Meyer
Lauren Voltz, Study Group Leader

National Teachers Elementary Academy

Caroline Both
Laura Gluckman, Study Group Leader
Jessica Kibblewhite

The Rochelle Lee Teacher Award Alumni Network consists of over
0 teachers
committed to developing lifelong readers in the classroom.

INDIVIDUAL AWARDEES

Stephanie Arce, Brentano Math & Science Academy Elementary School
Emily Barnowsky, William G. Hibbard Elementary School
Audrey Benes, John A. Walsh Elementary School
Amy Betts, Josefa Ortiz De Dominguez Elementary School
Andrea Blanco, New Field Elementary School
Jordan Body, Avalon Park School
Erin Bosman, Ravenswood Elementary School
Jesse Bostic, Rachel Carson Elementary School
Bethany Brent, Wells Preparatory
Blair Brodie, Brentano Math & Science Academy Elementary School
Maja Bulka, Florence Nightingale Elementary School
Molly Byelick, Eliza Chappell Elementary School
Stella Marie Cambel, Talcott Fine Arts and Museum Academy
Damaris Cami, Talcott Fine Arts and Museum Academy
Keya Carodine, LEARN Hunter Perkins Campus
Dawn Casaday, Douglas Taylor School
Samantha Chang, John C. Dore Elementary
Sara Cho, Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy
Caitlin Conley, Morton School of Excellence
Beatrice Cook, Namaste Charter School
Jeanette Coronado, Inter-American Elementary Magnet School
Anna Cruz, Inter-American Elementary Magnet School
Nora Dandurand, Edison Park Elementary School
Melissa Dippel, Prescott Elementary
Cynthi Domine , Rufus M. Hitch Elementary School
Kelly Dugan, Brentano Math & Science Academy Elementary School
Daniel Dwyer, Montessori School of Englewood
Mary Espinosa, Dr. Jorge Prieto Math & Science Academy
Kimberly Gentry, LEARN Hunter Perkins Campus
Laura Gillihan, George B. McClellan Elementary School
Lauren Gillis, Eliza Chappell Elementary School
Kathleen Gipson, Andrew Carnegie Elementary School
Margaret Goethals, Brentano Math & Science Academy Elementary School
Natalie Hall, STEM Magnet Academy
Kelly Harmon, George B. McClellan Elementary School
Colleen Harrah, Salmon P Chase Elementary School
Guadalupe Hernandez-Lopez, Talcott Fine Arts and Museum Academy
Yalila Herrera, Inter-American Elementary Magnet School
Veda Hicks, Corkery School
Eileen Holzhauer, Murray Language Academy
Ashanti Howard, Grissom Elementary
LaToya Irwin, E. Flagg Young School

Jezail Jackson, Ogden International School
Caitlin Jilly, Ellen Mitchell Elementary School
Barbara Johnson, Oscar DePriest Elementary School
Angela Johnson, Ashburn Community Elementary School
Ashley Kahn, William Jones College Preparatory High School (SPED)
Colleen Kenzinger, Adlai E. Stevenson School
Mikayla Kightlinger, STEM Magnet Academy
Christina Korbakis, Talcott Fine Arts and Museum Academy
Anne Kozisek, Brentano Math & Science Academy Elementary School
Ashley Lanfair, LEARN Hunter Perkins Campus
Rachel Lara, Helge A. Haugan Elementary School
Madeline Lasson, Mark Twain Elementary School
Caroline Mahon, Walt Disney Magnet Elementary School
Rosa Martinez, Charles N. Holden Elementary School
Taylor Martinez, Isabell O'Keeffe School of Excellence
Dawn Marie McCarthy, James B. McPherson School
Elise McConnell, Piccolo Specialty School
Laurentine McKee, Eliza Chappell Elementary School
Leanne Morris, Sharon McAuliffe School
Miranda Nalls, Pershing East Magnet School
Ekta Panchal, Chalmers School
Rogelia Peña, Rachel Carson Elementary School
Gladys Podgorny, Eliza Chappell Elementary School
Cyntria Richardson, Oscar DePriest Elementary School
Caroline Roberts, Abraham Lincoln School
Tiffany Robinson, Westcott School
Emily Roche, Christian Ebinger Elementary School
Danielle Ryan, Mt. Vernon Elementary
Mariam Sanogo Brentano Math & Science Academy Elementary School
Zach Schroeder, Skinner North
Katherine Schuler, Brentano Math & Science Academy Elementary School
Nancy Sepulveda, John F. Eberhart Elementary
Lora Solana, John C. Dore Elementary
Carrie Stern, Edison Park Elementary School
Susan Stone, Ogden International School
Erica Stringfellow, Lewis School
Kristen Swanson, John B. Murphy Elementary
LaTia Taylor, Thomas A. Hendricks Elementary Community Academy
Yesenia Villanueva, Talcott Fine Arts and Museum Academy
Alexandra Wagner, Helen Peirce International Studies Elementary School
Kathryn Wheatley Koentopp, Helge A. Haugan Elementary School
Jessica Wilkes, Benjamin E. Mays Academy
Brittany Williams, Brentano Math & Science Academy Elementary School

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