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, Manager, 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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    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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    Shana McIver, Senior Director of Learning & Practice

    Shana joins Learning Heroes with 25+ years of experience in education spanning pre-k, K-12, and family services. A former elementary school teacher, Shana most recently was the Family Engagement Director with Baltimore City Public Schools where she took pride in being the voice of families as a district leader.
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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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    Dr. Gislaine Ngounou, Education & Organizational Change Advisor

    Dr. Gislaine Ngounou is a change agent on a journey to embody the practice of freedom, abundance, love, rest, and joy. Her whose work lives at the intersection of public education, racial and social justice, philanthropy, and organizational development.
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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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    Kate Poteet, Advisor, Special Projects

    Kate supports efforts to make educational systems more equitable with HCM Strategists’ K-12 portfolio. Her own experiences in the public school system are what motivates her.
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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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Advisory Board

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    Jaime Uzeta

    Jaime Uzeta has centered his career on empowering young people through media, technology, education, and public service.
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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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    Jessica Lander

    Jessica Lander is an award-winning teacher, writer and author.
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    Ruben Watson

    Ruben Watson is a native of Michigan who moved to North Carolina in 2016 and has called it home ever since.
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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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Family Advisory Board

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    Hanoi Paula

    Hanoi Paula is a seasoned professional with a background in education and community services, and has served as a parent advocate for children with special needs for the Columbia University Head Start Program.
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    Janis Price

    Janis Price is the Coordinator for Family and Community Engagement at Orange County Department of Education.
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    Kristina Trujillo Stephens

    Kristina Trujillo Stephens has worked in early childhood development, early intervention/special education, and family engagement for over 20 years, focused on creating systems changes, advocating for parent empowerment and engagement, and the importance of early, easily accessible, and equitable family supports.
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    Lizeth LoCicero

    Lizeth LoCicero has advocated for children with disabilities throughout her tenure as a volunteer with National PTA and Texas PTA.
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    Lysa Satterwhite

    Lysa Satterwhite has always known she would be enthusiastically involved in her child’s education.
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    Marisela Murray

    Marisela Murray is a first-generation immigrant from El Salvador. She is a wife and mother who started her career in public schools by volunteering when her oldest son was in kindergarten. 
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    Robert L. Doore

    Robert L. Doore (“Rides at the door”), is a BIPOC (Black Indigenous Person of Color) business executive, private business developer, and business owner.
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    Ruben Watson

    Ruben Watson is a native of Michigan who moved to North Carolina in 2016 and has called it home ever since.
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    Ruth Horry

    Ruth Horry is a community advocate, owner of The Coco Pauline Company, and former Family Advisory Board Fellow for United for Brownsville.
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    Staci Griffin

    Staci Griffin joined Fulton Bank in July 2021 as an Associate Community Outreach Officer for Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington D.C.
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