Our 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.

Rachel Dayanim
Special Education

Rachel Dayanim

A founder of A New Day Coaching and, currently, a Collegiate Life Specialist with Focus Collegiate, Rachel has worked as a Learning Specialist and the Director of the Learning Center at Maimonides School. A presenter at a wide array of professional conferences and the developer of a special needs curriculum, Rachel holds a bachelor’s degree from Yeshiva University, an ADHD coaching certification from JST Coaching & Training, and a master’s degree from Columbia University.

Kendra DeYoung
Personalized Learning

Kendra DeYoung

As an education consultant with experience in both Catholic and public schools as a classroom teacher and principal, Kendra has been leading personalized learning initiatives since 2007. Her consultancy experience includes serving the Catholic schools of the Diocese of Grand Rapids and supporting, nationally, the Catholic school clients of the University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE). Kendra holds a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University and a Master’s degree from Grand Valley State University.

UDL

William R. Driscoll, Ed.D

A lifelong Catholic educator from Massachusetts with experience as a Catholic school teacher and administrator, Bill is currently the Head of Upper School at Austin Preparatory School and an adjunct graduate professor of education at Boston College. Bill’s research interests include organizational theory, inclusive leadership practices for refugees students, and how Catholic schools support international students. Bill holds a bachelor’s degree from Assumption College and a master’s and doctoral degree from Boston College.

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.

Cherie Gilmore
Personalized Learning

Cherie Gilmore

For the past 25 years, Cherie has been a Catholic school educator serving in the roles as a teacher and Director of Instructional Technology for several Catholic elementary, middle and high schools in the Diocese of Fall River. Actively involved in blended and personalized learning initiatives and a participant in the Leadership in Blended and Digital Learning program of MassCUE, Cherie holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from Bridgewater State University.

Jeff Groves
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.

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.