Project Leadership Teams

The Center takes an innovative approach to the traditional advisory board model of leadership. Based on school needs, the Center establishes leadership teams that act as the advisory board specific to a project. CSUF faculty members and other professionals with particular expertise to project needs serve in these positions. Project leadership teams on Center projects to date include:

Visual Arts Institutes:
Ginger Geftakys, Department of Elementary & Bilingual Education
Andrea Guillaume, Department of Elementary & Bilingual Education
Principals of Participating School Sites (Varied according to site and year of involvement)
Dixie Shaw, Private Donor

Music and Movement Institute:
Dennis Siebenaler, Department of Music Education
Ginger Geftakys, Department of Elementary & Bilingual Education
Dixie Shaw, Private Donor

Drama/Puppetry Institute:
Drew Chappell, Department of Theater and Dance
Sharon Chappell, Department of Elementary & Bilingual Education
Dorie Staak, Director of Assessment and Categorical Programs, PYL School District
Dixie Shaw, Private Donor

Technology Institute:
Andrea Guillaume, Department of Elementary and Bilingual Education
Cynthia Gautreau, Department of Elementary and Bilingual Education
Jennifer Ponder, Department of Elementary and Bilingual Education
Julieanne Hoefer, Director of Assessment and Accountability, Fountain Valley School District
Patrick Ham, Principal, Cox Elementary, Fountain Valley School District

Project CREATE!:
Lauralyn Eschner, Co-Director, Fullerton School District
Teresa Crawford, Co-Director, Fullerton School District
Rebecca Fabion, Project Coordinator, Fullerton School District
Andrea Guillaume, Math Specialist, CSUF
Ruth Yopp-Edwards, Reading Specialist, CSUF