Katherine Clark, M.A, currently serves as a Literacy Consultant and Instructional Coach for Kalamazoo RESA Instructional Center. She received her educational training at Western Michigan University with an early childhood endorsement as well as a master’s degree in the teaching of Reading. Prior to her career at Kalamazoo RESA, Katherine spent 16 years as an elementary teacher and instructional coach. Katherine served as an instructional coach in a priority school supporting teachers in all subject areas. Currently, Katherine supports local districts with the implementation of research based strategies to improve student outcomes. Katherine shares her expertise as a DIBEL’s Mentor and a trainer of Explicit Instruction.
Diane Owen-Rogers, Ph.D. is a Mathematics Consultant in the Instructional Center at Kalamazoo RESA. She earned her bachelor's and master's degrees in secondary mathematics education from Western Michigan University (WMU) as well as a doctorate in evaluation from WMU. Diane’s 16 years of service in the educational system includes experience teaching middle and high school mathematics, coaching K-12 mathematics, curriculum development, and school improvement efforts such as data analysis and strategic planning. Diane has instructed preservice teacher and graduate courses at the university level and has published her research in book chapters and conference proceedings. Additionally, Diane was a graduate research assistant on a National Science Foundation Assessment for Learning grant where she researched effective pedagogical practices related to formative assessment in STEM education and facilitated workshops on the local, national, and international levels. Diane brings expertise in applying Anti-Bias Education pedagogy to the classroom to promote access and equity.