Llama Maynard

Llama Maynard is an Assistance Lead for the West/Central Regional Assistance Team in the Massachusetts Statewide System of Support – a role that allows her to engage in systems-thinking in support of the team’s collective efforts to partner with districts. Over the past 15 years, Llama has been a middle school science... read more

Michelle Pieroni

Michelle Pieroni first came to SchoolWorks because of its flexibility. She stayed because of its mission. Pieroni was an office manager and legal assistant for the managing partner in a law firm before starting a family. When returning to work, she found that SchoolWorks provided a healthy balance with her home responsibilities. “I... read more

Sarah Rapa

Having participated in the development of more than 30 charter school applications and renewals, Sarah Rapa credits her experience as a college writing instructor and her study of English and literature with helping distill each school’s vision for authorizers. “My focus is at the systems level, and I have the ability... read more

Jake Schmitz

Jake Schmitz is the Managing Director of Instructional Supports at SchoolWorks. A certified Summit Learning Support Partner, he helped develop SchoolWorks’ specialized rubric for Personalized Learning Implementation Assessment and has facilitated PL reviews on behalf of Dallas Independent School District, Denver Public... read more

Nicole Smith

Nicole Smith is an Assistance Lead with SchoolWorks supporting the Massachusetts Department of Education’s Statewide System of Support. She has more than 10 years of experience across public education, higher education, and corporations that demonstrate her dedication to building and sustaining learning experiences and... read more

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