Faculty and Staff

Leadership

Jeanette Bartley, Co-Director

Jeanette Bartley oversees UChicago UTEP's program design, curriculum, and program operations, and the recruitment of students, staff, faculty, and clinical instructors. She meets regularly with staff to help guide admissions, advising, and teaching across the program. She is a member of UEI's senior management team. Email Jeanette Bartley

Dr. Bill Kennedy, Co-Director

Bill Kennedy oversees UChicago UTEP's program design, curriculum, and program operations, and the recruitment of students, staff, faculty, and clinical instructors. He meets regularly with staff to help guide admissions, advising, and teaching across the program. He is a member of UEI's senior management team. Email Bill Kennedy

Instructors and Staff  

Tynia Burton, Induction Coordinator and Coach

Tynia Burton provides instructional coaching and professional development to UChicago UTEP alumni during their first three years of teaching in Chicago Public Schools. Email Tynia Burton

Dr. Kay Fujiyoshi, Foundations Year Instructor and Advisor

Kay Fujiyoshi is the lead instructor for the Foundations Seminar in Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters and is an advisor for first-year interns. Email Kay Fujiyoshi

Julie Scott Furigay, Residency Instructor, Induction Coach

Julie Scott Furigay co-teaches the Teaching and Learning (T&L) Seminar for all residents. She supervises residents in their field and clinical placements. Julie also provides induction coaching for graduates. Email Julie Scott Furigay

Janet Granados, Residency Instructor, Induction Coach, ESL & Bilingual Endorsement Instructor

Janet Granados co-teaches the Teaching and Learning (T&L) Seminar for all residents. She supervises residents in their field and clinical placements. Janet also provides induction coaching for graduates.

Janet leads the UChicago UTEP ESL/Bilingual Endorsement program which begins during Residency Year, but is also available post-graduation for UTEP graduates who wish to complete this Endorsement. Janet is a graduate of UTEP Cohort 4. Email Janet Granados

Woody Lajeune, Induction Coach, Math Methods Instructor

Woody Lajeune coaches and provides ongoing professional development to UChicago UTEP alumni who are in their first three years of teaching in Chicago Public Schools. She co-teaches the Math Methods course to Residents. Email Woody Lajeune

Tinishia Legaux Washington, Foundations Year Instructor and Advisor

Tinishia Legaux Washington leads math tutoring classes and supports interns in their clinical experiences across the year. She also serves as an advisor to first-year interns. Email Tinishia Legaux Washington

Margret Pilat-Chiyeni, Induction Coach

Margret Pilat-Chiyeni coaches and provides ongoing professional development to UChicago UTEP alumni during their first three years of teaching in Chicago Public Schools. Margaret is a graduate of UTEP Cohort 1. Email Margret Pilat-Chiyeni

Diane New-Hardy, Student Services Administrator/Assistant Recruiter and Admissions Coordinator

Diane New-Hardy provides administrative support to UChicago UTEP. She manages the student office assistant, student registration, course schedules, and the Federal Work Study program; recruits and evaluate applicants for admission; serves as Licensure Officer and liaison to the Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies, which awards candidates the MAT degree; assists with planning and implementing special events. Diane also serves as an advisor to first-year interns. Email Diane New-Hardy

Sheri Roedel, Residency Coordinator and Instructor

Sheri Roedel is the coordinator of the Residency Year. Sheri co-teaches the Teaching and Learning (T&L) Seminar for all residents. She also supervises residents in their field and clinical placements. Email Sheri Roedel