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Council for Teacher Education Members

The Council for Teacher Education consists of four ex-officio members, three voting members appointed by statute, and additional members appointed for such terms as determined by the Council.

2020-2021 Membership (effective 8/24/2019)

Ex-Officio Members

  • Frank Edelblut (Designee Laura Stoneking), Commissioner, NH Department of Education
  • Dr. Judy Sharkey (Designee Kathryn McCurdy) University of New Hampshire
  • Dr. Melinda Treadwell (Designee Tanya Sturtz) Keene State College
  • Dr. Donald Birx (Designee Brian Walker) Plymouth State University

Appointed Members by Statute

three (3) members appointed by the above for terms not exceeding three (3) years

  • one representing a private educational institution,
  • one representing professional personnel of public schools, and
  • one a layperson

Current Members

  • Michael Fournier, Bedford School District, SAU 25, 2019-2022
  • Laura Wasielewski, Saint Anselm College, 2019-2022
  • Vacant

Additional Members

Appointed by the seven (7) voting members for such terms as they may determine. (RSA 190:2)

  • Patricia Corbett, New England College, 2019-2022
  • Nicole Lemire, Pinkerton Academy 2019-2022
  • Nick Marks, Granite State College 2019-2022
  • Bryan Belanger, Southern New Hampshire University, 2019-2022
  • Joan Swanson, Franklin Pierce University, 2019-2022
  • Diane Monico, Rivier University, 2019-2022
  • Kelly Moore Dunn (Co-Chair), NHTI - Concord's Community College, 2019-2022
  • Bonnie Painchaud, Merrimack School District, SAU 26, 2019-2022
  • Jamie Malhoit, Kearsarge Regional School District, SAU 65, 2020-2023
  • Tom Julius, Antioch University New England, 2019-2022
  • Chris Ward (Co-Chair), Upper Valley Educators Institute, 2019-2022
  • Ken Darsney, Franklin Middle School, 2019-2022


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