KRA in MI Team

Meet the KRA in MI Team

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Melissa Brooks-Yip 

Coordinator of Instruction
(KRA in MI Team Supervisor)

21st year in education as teacher, coach, instructor, literacy leader, coordinator

MA in Curriculum and Instruction, MA in Ed. Tech

Currently leading a new team of a specialist and three facilitators and data coaches in full implementation and support of the KRA in MI

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Miriam White

MKEO Specialist 

Primary communication contact with the Michigan ISD community for all matters related to the MKEO/KRA  implementation

Manage statewide training schedule with registration, Q&A from registrants, and site set up

Manage, organize, and respond to Q&A via email, phone, or zoom

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Alyssa Nicol

KRA Facilitator and Data Coach
for Regions 4, 7, 8, and 9

MEd in Early Childhood Intervention Specialist (ages birth-8)

6 years of experience in early childhood education, specifically preschool and kindergarten 

4 years as a coach for early childhood educators and principals

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Chelsea Chambers

KRA Facilitator and Data Coach
for Regions 6 and 10

MEd in Education Evaluation and Research 

7 years in K-12 education

5 years as a teacher and interventionist

2 years as a data specialist

2 years in non-profit performance and quality improvement

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Cindy Brown

KRA Facilitator and Data Coach
for Regions 1, 2, 3, and 5

MA in Early Childhood and Elementary Education

4 years Elementary principal 

16 years elementary teacher 

1 year using KRA data as an administrator to lead, collaborate and make decisions