Professors

Franita Ware, Ph.D.

Qualitative Research Analyst

Dr. Ware is from Atlanta, Georgia where she received her Doctorate from Emory University and her Master’s in Elementary Education and Leadership Credentials from Clark Atlanta University. Dr. Ware is an educator, researcher, and author on the topic of Warm Demander Teachers. Her area of expertise is racial and educational equity. She creates and facilitates […]

Samantha Fow

Evaluation Compliance and Technical Writing Consultant

Samantha’s work with the Innovative Learning Center is a natural extension of her extensive legal education and her direct experience as a technical writer and compliance consultant. After completing her undergraduate studies in economics, Samantha went on to earn a J.D., a Master’s in Energy Regulation and Law, and an LL.M in Environmental Law from […]

Eric Fisher

Technology & E-Commerce Consultant

Luz M. Torres, M.Ed.

Quantitative Data Analyst Consultant

Luz Torres is a Quantitative Data Analyst Consultant at ILC. She is a doctoral candidate at the University of Illinois – Chicago. She earned an M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education, as well as an M.A. in Community Psychology. Prior to engaging in research and evaluation, she was an early childhood educator serving Head Start families. […]

Karen Falkenberg, Ph.D.

Senior Advisor and Evaluation Consultant

Karen Falkenberg has a Ph.D. in Educational Research from Emory University. She has B.S. and M.S. degrees in chemical engineering and over 30 years of experience as a teacher educator, researcher, and university administrator. She is a strategic leader passionate about supporting performance enhancement in others through self-reflection, deep work, and the wellsprings of joy […]

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