Posted: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 9:54am Updated: Mon, 04/20/2020 - 11:52am

The Indiana Department of Education is grateful to the following professionals for their input into the creation of this guidance:

Approaches to Play and Learning

Ann Aull, Child Care Answers
Katherine Ammerman, Fayette County School Corporation 
Danielle Capstick, Early Learning Indiana
Lenore Friedly, Early Learning Indiana
Lauren George, Child Care Answers
Erin Kissling, Indiana Department of Education
Nicole Leach, Indiana Department of Education 
Vicki Lehman, Child Care Answers  
Olanda Lewis,  Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning
Rachelle Myers, Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children
Sarah Parks-Reese, Indiana Department of Education
Diane Pike, St. Mary’s Child Center
Mary Podany, Carmel Clay Schools
Krystal Robinson, Indiana Department of Education
Melissa Romo, Indiana Department of Education
Dr. Sara Schmitt, Purdue University
Rose Tomishima, Indiana Department of Education 
Jessica Tomasino, Indiana Department of Education
Candice Wise, Early Learning Indiana  
Kristy Wright, Indiana Department of Education
Jessica Yoder, Indiana Department of Education

Creative Arts

Sarah Bailey, Infancy Onward; Mental Health America of Indiana
Lacey Bohlen, Indiana Department of Education
Danielle Capstick, Early Learning Indiana
Amanda Clapp, Bright Start Child Care Ministry
Dawn Cole-Easterday, Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children
Erin Donovan, Ivy Tech Community College
Felecia Jordan, Indiana Department of Education
Erin Kissling, Indiana Department of Education  
Amy Marine, Chances and Services for Youth
Sarah Mohr, Indiana Department of Education
Christopher Nunn, Indiana University
Sarah Parks-Reese, Indiana Department of Education
Diane Pike, Saint Mary’s Child Center
Dr. Megan Purcell, Purdue University
Danielle Riddell, Chances and Services for Youth
Pamela Roadruck, Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning
Tiffani Roll, Bright Start Child Care Ministry
Krystal Robinson, Indiana Department of Education  
Aubrey Schrader, Indianapolis Public Schools
Rose Tomishima, Indiana Department of Education   
Jessica Tomasino, Indiana Department of Education
Shael Weidenbach, Art With a Heart  
Allyson Zimmerman, Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning

English Language Arts

Tonia Carriger, Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning
Lisa Cordle, Wayne Township Preschool 
Mary Lee Freeze, Brightpoint 
Lenore Friedly, Early Learning Indiana 
Christine Garza, Early Learning Indiana
Lauren George, Child Care Answers 
Jane Gilmore, Early Learning Indiana
Leslie Kerner, Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children
Erin Kissling, Indiana Department of Education  
Nicole Leach, Indiana Department of Education 
Vicki Lehman, Child Care Answers 
Olanda Lewis,  Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning
Sarah Parks-Reese, Indiana Department of Education
Dr. Megan Purcell, Purdue University
Krystal Robinson, Indiana Department of Education  
Melissa Romo, Indiana Department of Education  
Yvonne Swafford, Union County/College Corner Joint School District 
Rose Tomishima, Indiana Department of Education   
Jessica Tomasino, Indiana Department of Education  
Candice Wise, Early Learning Indiana   
Kristy Wright, Indiana Department of Education

Mathematics

Tonia Carriger, Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning
Lenore Friedly, Early Learning Indiana  
Lauren George, Child Care Answers  
Jane Gilmore, Early Learning Indiana
Amy Healton, Early Learning Indiana 
Leslie Kerner, Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children
Erin Kissling, Indiana Department of Education
Nicole Leach, Indiana Department of Education
Vicki Lehman, Child Care Answers 
Olanda Lewis, Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning
Sarah Parks-Reese, Indiana Department of Education
Dr. Megan Purcell, Purdue University 
Dr. David Purpura , Purdue University  
Krystal Robinson, Indiana Department of Education  
Melissa Romo, Indiana Department of Education  
Beau Scott, Indiana Department of Education   
Jessica Tomasino, Indiana Department of Education
Rose Tomishima, Indiana Department of Education  
Candice Wise, Early Learning Indiana 
Kerri Wortinger, Marion Community Schools  
Kristy Wright, Indiana Department of Education
Carletha Yarrell, MSD Washington Township

Physical Health and Growth

Danielle Capstick, Early Learning Indiana
Amanda Clapp, Bright Start Child Care Ministry
Penelope Friday, Indiana State Department of Health
Shannon Garrity, Indiana State Department of Health
Felecia Jordan, Indiana Department of Education
Erin Kissling, Indiana Department of Education
Shanon Martin, Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation
Joy McCall, Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children
Megan McKinney-Cooper, Jump In for Healthy Kids
Sarah Mohr, Indiana Department of Education
Sarah Parks-Reese, Indiana Department of Education
Jessie Pike, Beginnings Preschool and Child Care
Abby Roach, Playworks
Pamela Roadruck, Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning
Tiffani Roll, Bright Start Child Care Ministry
Krystal Robinson, Indiana Department of Education  
Rose Tomishima, Indiana Department of Education   
Jessica Tomasino, Indiana Department of Education  
Nancy Ward, Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning
Allyson Zimmerman, Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning

Science

Arletta Brown, Kids and Company Family Child Care
Emily Bruning, Indiana Department of Education
Jim Elicker, Purdue University
Lenore Friedly, Early Learning Indiana
Lauren George, Child Care Answers
Lisa Kipker, Bright Point
Erin Kissling, Indiana Department of Education  
Christa Martin, Fort Wayne Community Schools
Matt Miller, Early Learning Indiana
Karen Moore, Southeastern Indiana Economic Opportunity Corporation
Sarah Parks-Reese, Indiana Department of Education
Cynthia Randolph-Vaughn, Cindy’s Center for Young Learners
Pamela Roadruck, Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning
Krystal Robinson, Indiana Department of Education  
Beau Scott, Indiana Department of Education
Deborah Sura, Geminus Corporation
Rose Tomishima, Indiana Department of Education   
Jessica Tomasino, Indiana Department of Education  
Nancy Ward, Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning
Katie Zielger, Fort Wayne Community Schools
Allyson Zimmerman, Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning

Social Emotional

Blanca Bandera, South Bend Community School Corporation
Penelope Friday, Indiana State Department of Health
Lauren George, Child Care Answers 
Leslie Kerner, Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children
Erin Kissling, Indiana Department of Education 
Olanda Lewis,  Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning
Cori Newland, Child Care Answers 
Sarah Parks-Reese, Indiana Department of Education 
Krystal Robinson,  Indiana Department of Education  
Rose Tomishima, Indiana Department of Education  
Jessica Tomasino, Indiana Department of Education  
Jared Totsch, Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation
Candice Wise, Early Learning Indiana
Jeff Wittman, Indiana Department of Education
Jessica Yoder, Indiana Department of Education

Social Studies

Becky Carothers, Ivy Tech Community College 
Dr. Karen Carradine, Geminus Corporation 
Lenore Friedly, Early Learning Indiana 
Lauren George, Child Care Answers 
Kelly Hoover, Fort Wayne Community Schools 
Erin Kissling, Indiana Department of Education 
Sarah Parks-Reese, Indiana Department of Education 
John Pennycuff, ICAP Head Start 
Pamela Roadruck, Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning 
Ryan Roberts, Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning 
Krystal Robinson, Indiana Department of Education 
Melissa Romo, Indiana Department of Education 
Debbie Sampson, Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning 
Deborah Sura, Geminus Corporation 
Kim Swaffield, Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children 
Rose Tomishima, Indiana Department of Education 
Jessica Tomasino, Indiana Department of Education 
Joseph M. Walsh, Indiana Department of Education 
Candice Wise, Early Learning Indiana

Phase 2 Review

Susan Bannwart, LaPorte Library
Cindy Bhatti, Indianapolis Public Library
Melissa Cowden, St. Joseph Preschool
Elizabeth Eichmiller, Cloverdale Community Schools
Mary Jane Eisenhauer, Purdue - North West
Lori Frame, Area 5 Head Start
Shannon Garrity, Indiana State Department of Health
Deanna Gholson, Ivy Tech Community College
Kimberly Hendricks, School City of Hobart
Evertt Hicks, Transition Resources Corporation
Denice Honaker, Indiana University - East
Kristi Linson, Indiana State Department of Health
Amy Marine, Chances and Services for Youth
Amy McKee, Bauer Family Resources
Jennifer Myers, Monroe County Smart Start
Gayle Nagle, MSD of Lawrence Township
Lori O’Leary, MSD of Lawrence Township
Sarah Parks-Reese, Indiana Department of Education
Diane Pike, Saint Mary’s Child Center
Krystal Robinson, Indiana Department of Education
Emily Roth, Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children 
Jennifer Smallwood, Monroe County Community School Corporation
Elizabeth Strong, Mississinewa Community Schools
Melissa Willey, Center Grove Community School Corporation
Deanna Wolf, Area 5 Head Start
Allyson Zimmerman, Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning