Our Team

We believe parents deserve and need an accurate picture of their child's progress in order to be the learning heroes they aspire to be. To help, we're committed to bringing parents clear and actionable information so they can best advocate for their child's academic and developmental success.

Learning Heroes Team

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    Bibb Hubbard, Founder and President

    Bibb founded Learning Heroes to help parents most effectively advocate on behalf of their children’s educational success. She brings extensive experience in communications, policy, and advocacy from the public, private, and philanthropic sectors.
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    Cornelia Calliste, Coordinator, Special Projects

    Inspired by her own upbringing, Cornelia developed a deep passion for charitable work in local communities.
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    David Park, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Communications

    David has extensive experience in communications, strategic planning, community engagement, and development.
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    Dr. Eyal Bergman, Senior Vice President

    Eyal leads Learning Heroes’ efforts to support schools, districts, and others that want to build their capacity for deeper and more meaningful partnerships with families.
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    Kelsey Nelson, Senior Manager, External Relations

    A DMV native and an avid proponent of high-quality education for all children, Kelsey joins Learning Heroes with an extensive background in PR, communications and marketing, and creating/facilitating high-powered partnerships.
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    Howard Winchester, Senior Manager, Communications

    Howard has a vested interest and focus in digital and social media development, with a variety of prior experience in communications and public relations.
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    Michelle Chaudoir, Chief of Staff & Senior Director of Operations

    Michelle enjoys supporting the operational capacity of the Learning Heroes team.
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    Windy Lopez-Aflitto, Vice President of Content and Partnerships

    A former elementary school teacher, Windy brings 20 years of experience in family engagement, education and philanthropy.
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Strategic Partners

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    Cindi Williams, Co-Founder and Senior Advisor

    Cindi is a Principal at HCM Strategists, a leading education and health public policy firm, where she provides communications and advocacy strategy for organizations dedicated to improving student outcomes for low income students.
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    Dawn Arteaga, Advisor, Digital Strategy

    Dawn Arteaga has more than 15 years’ experience working with organizations and foundations to use digital technology to build strong advocacy and engagement programs.
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    Liddy Ballard, ADVISOR, SPECIAL PROJECTS

    Liddy supports states with parent communications with HCM Strategists’ K-12 portfolio.
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    Lynn Olson, Writer and Advisor

    Lynn Olson worked in the K-12 program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation from 2008 to 2017, serving as a senior program officer, senior adviser to the director, and deputy director for knowledge management and strategic alliances.
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    Jocelyn Pickford, Advisor, Special Projects

    Jocelyn Pickford is an education policy and communications specialist with an expansive career in the private, public and non-profit sectors.
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Advisory Board

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    Carmita Semaan

    Carmita Semaan is Founder and President of The Surge Institute. Surge is transforming education by training, supporting, connecting, and elevating emerging education leaders of color.
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    Jaime Uzeta

    Jaime Uzeta is the CEO of Public Allies, a diverse national service program and network of systems-change leaders working to design a future by and for everyone.
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    Jane Williams, Board Chair

    Jane Williams is devoted to eliminating educational inequity. She just completed a ten-year term as Board Chair of Horizons National, a nonprofit education organization that provides academic/enrichment programs to children from low-income families.
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    Tracie Potts

    Tracie Potts is a passionate advocate for equity and family engagement, training parents how to speak up for their child and support learning.
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