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Betsy Manning

The College of Education and Human Development faculty and staff have an abundance of expertise, and they regularly share their expertise in their research and with students. But, our faculty and staff are also eager to share their expertise to benefit the community. Here are just a few of our faculty and staff members who serve on panels and boards in service of others.



Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Panelists

We have several faculty serving the scientific community as IES Panel Reviewers and/or Chairs:

  • Judy Stull
  • Laura Pendergast
  • Annemarie Hindman

Moreover, after participating on IES panels for many years, Julie Booth is serving as chair for upcoming What Works Clearinghouse Practice guides published by IES.



Board Seats in Community Organizations

Maia Cucchiara, board co-chair, Big Picture Philadelphia

John Francescone, board member, Mount Laurel Township Zoning Board of Adjustment; board member, Mount Laurel Township Municipal Utilities Authority; trustee, Mount Laurel Emergency Medical Services.

Catherine Glatts, board member, Hope Partnership for Education.  

Jennifer Johnson, board member, Minds Matter Philadelphia.

Chris McGinley, board member, Lift Every Voice Philadelphia

Sandy McNally, chair, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging Advisory Council; member, PA Public Utility Commission's Telephone Relay Service (TRS) Advisory Board.

Stacy Phillips, co-chair, Pennsylvania Deaf-Blind Advisory Committee (PaDBAC).

Tamara Sniad, appointed to the board to begin serving summer 2024, Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators.

Cheryl Torsney, board member, Friends of the Andorra Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia

Ardath Weiss, board member, Federation Early Learning Services.

Christine Woyshner, board member, Education Advisory Board for the Woodmere Art Museum; member, Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Skating Club and Humane Society.


Learn more about our esteemed faculty and staff featured in our college news and on our directory.