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.

2021-2022 Membership (effective 11/20/2021)

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 - Co-Chair) Plymouth State University

Appointed Members by Statute

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

  • Laura Wasielewski, Saint Anselm College, 2019-2022; one representing a private educational institution,
  • Michael Fournier, Bedford School District, SAU 25, 2019-2022; one representing professional personnel of public schools, and
  • Linda Kalloger, 2021-2024; one a layperson

Additional Members

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

  • Abby Blais, Hudson Memorial School, 2021-2024
  • Ken Darsney, Franklin Middle School, 2019-2022
  • Tom Julius, Antioch University New England, 2019-2022
  • Nick Marks, Granite State College 2019-2022
  • Jamie Malhoit, Kearsarge Regional School District, SAU 65, 2020-2023
  • Diane Monico (Co-Chair), Rivier University, 2019-2022
  • Kelly Moore Dunn, NHTI - Concord's Community College, 2019-2022
  • Cathy Stavenger, Southern New Hampshire University, 2019-2022
  • Joan Swanson, Franklin Pierce University, 2019-2022
  • Kristine Thibault, New England College, 2019-2022
  • Chris Ward, Upper Valley Educators Institute, 2019-2022


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