Adjunct Consultants

SEL & Mental Health

Dahyana Schlosser

Dahyana has over ten years of experience in the mental health field providing services for individuals and families. Serving as a Catholic school mental health consultant and partnering with public schools to design and implement social and emotional learning infrastructure, she is the co-founder of Pinnacle Partnerships, the mission of which is to help students with social and emotional challenges. Dahyana holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston College, a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, and a master’s degree from Cambridge College.

Teacher Support & Inclusion

Erin Black

A Catholic elementary school teacher from Texas, Erin Black is currently pursuing a graduate degree in curriculum and instruction at Boston College. A budding specialist in differentiated learning, Erin’s passions and competencies include developing cooperative learning strategies and, for exceptional learners, strategic interventions. Erin holds a bachelor’s degree from Saint Mary’s College and a Master’s degree from the University of Notre Dame.

Mission & Educational Inclusion

Abriana Chilelli

Abriana Chilelli is the Associate Superintendent for Academic Renewal for the Office of Catholic Schools of the Archdiocese of Denver. Previously, she has served as a high school teacher, instructional coach, and director of curriculum and instruction. Abriana holds a bachelor’s degree from Franciscan University of Steubenville, a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Colorado, and a master’s degree in educational administration from the University of Notre Dame.

Leadership & Special Needs Services

Henry Fiore

Henry Fiore Jr. is currently the principal of the Academy of the Holy Family All Girls Day and Boarding School. A former superintendent of Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Norwich, Henry has served on the adjunct faculties of both the University of Rhode Island (URI) and Salve Regina University. He holds a bachelor’s degree from URI. In addition to completing at Providence College extensive post-graduate training in educational leadership, Henry holds also from URI a master’s degree.

Creative Direction & Brand Development

Jeff Groves

A veteran creative director with over 20 years of experience in print design, website design and development, digital communication, marketing, and advertising, Jeff has served the non-profit sector – including dozens of Catholic schools – and also the for-profit sector in the areas of healthcare, technology, and retail. Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree from Keene State College and graduate certificates from the University of Massachusetts at Boston and the New England Institute of Art.

Marketing, Recruitment, & Development

Sarah Heaton

Strategic-minded and mission-driven, Sarah has engaged new audiences to help private schools grow their reach and their enrollment. With an eye for national trends and local needs, Sarah works with private schools to rejuvenate their marketing materials and implement effective enrollment strategies. Sarah holds a bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University and a master’s degree from the Augustine Institute.

Government Relations

Nancy Kriegel

Currently the Executive Director of Yad Chessed (“Hand of Loving Kindness”), which is a social service agency assisting individuals and families who are living at or below the federal poverty level, Nancy has served as a Senior Director at Combined Jewish Philanthropies and is one of the founders of Gateways: Access to Jewish Education. A strong advocate for non-public schools and the wider Jewish community, Nancy holds a juris doctor (JD) from the Boston College School of Law and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Finance, Accounting, & Taxation

John Martin, CPA

With over 25 years of experience in corporate finance, executive leadership, business planning, and taxation along with a solid record of growing profitable enterprises, John is accomplished in all aspects of corporate, individual, and trust taxation as well as financial consulting and bookkeeping. A board member of various non-profit organizations, John holds a bachelor’s degree from Bentley College.

Student & Family Support

Kate McConnell

Kate is currently serving as the Director of Inclusive Education for the Office of Catholic Schools of the Archdiocese of Chicago. Previously, she has worked as the Director of Inclusive Education at Chicago’s Our Lady of Mount Carmel Academy. Before becoming a Catholic school educator, she was a special education teacher in public schools. A certified Learning and Behavior Specialist, Kate holds a bachelor’s degree from Towson University and graduate degrees from Loyola University Chicago and DePaul University.

Educational Administration & SPED

Lisa Moy

A lifelong educator and administrator, Lisa has served as a director of student services and special education for two public school systems. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Rhode Island College and a master’s degree from Providence College.

Strategic Communications & Board Development

Shaun Riedell

Over the past 20-plus years, Shaun has raised in excess of 130-million dollars in support of Catholic ministries in Illinois and beyond. A consummate professional in communications with specialties in marketing and scriptwriting, Shaun is also experienced in relationship-building, budgeting, and project management. A past board member of the International Catholic Stewardship Council, Shaun holds a bachelor’s degree from Loras College.