School Rubric

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Our Team

The SchoolRubric team is composed of a diverse group of individuals who have experience as teachers, administrators, and parents both in the United States and internationally. We have a passion for seeing student success and believe that the way to accomplish this is through the sharing and exchange of evidence-based best practices, inspirational storytelling, and transparent communication.

Although our team and mission are small and grassroots, the SchoolRubric community reaches over multiple continents and countries. We have aspirations to help connect schools, educators, parents, and students from schools all over the world, with the understanding that we have more to learn from each other and share despite differences in geography, background, culture, and language.

We invite you to learn more about our team members and guest editors:

Team Members

Wallace Ting

Dr. Wallace Ting is an experienced teacher, Principal, School Director, and University Researcher who has worked in Texas, New York City, Colombia, Guatemala, Nigeria, and Florida. He currently resides in Orlando, Florida with his young son, Phillip.

Ryan Sagare

Ryan is an experienced U.S. and international K-12 and university educator who currently works as Meet the Experts Webinar Moderator/Producer for Advanced Micro Device, inc (AMD).

Claire Springer

Director of Professional Learning
Claire Springer has served as a building administrator, curriculum writer, instructional coach, and classroom teacher in two large DFW districts. She currently resides in Denton, Texas with her family.

Robert Thornell

Director of Organizational and School Leadership

Dr. Robert Thornell is an experienced educator with a demonstrated history of working in educational leadership and mentoring other instructional leaders. He currently serves as the Chief Executive Director of Learning & Teaching in Lewisville ISD in Texas.

Lindsay Prendergast

Educators Without Borders Producer
Lindsay Prendergast currently is a professional learning consultant at NWEA and a Framework Specialist at The Danielson Group. Prior, Lindsay was a Principal and Assistant Principal in international schools and in the U.S.

Juan Manuel Galindo Morales

Global Outreach Coordinator
Juan Galindo is an experienced teacher, principal and IB coordinator currently focused on school leadership and management. He currently lives in Colombia.

Amanda Tonidandel

Communications Coordinator
Originally from Brazil, Amanda brings a wealth of experience to SchoolRubric as an experienced lawyer and education advocate. Her primary roles at SchoolRubric are to assist with communications, marketing, and publication revision.

Fabiola García González

Spanish Editor
Professional in Linguistics and Literature from the University of Cartagena, Colombia. Currently, Fabiola is an applicant for a Master in Education from the Universidad Del Salvador, Argentina. She is fond of photography and nature.

Eunice Morales

Administrative Assistant
Eunice is originally from Colombia and has a passion for helping others. She works with the SchoolRubric team on a wide range of tasks ranging from social media, translations, and website management. She lives with her son, Santiago, and enjoys extreme sports, hiking, and motorcycles.

Guest Editors

Richard Siegel

Guest Editor
Richard Siegel is a middle school English teacher and has experience teaching 6-8 grade English for honors and special education students, as well as elementary school. He currently resides in New Jersey and enjoys playing tennis, acting, and writing in his spare time.

Dr. Ann Marie Luce

Guest Editor
Current Head of School at Kehoe-France Southshore part of the International Schools Partnership. Over 2 decades of achievement in developing productive students and focused environments to maximize learning experiences.

Molly Kaminski

Guest Editor
Molly Kaminski is an instructional coach at Morris Grade School in the greater Chicago area.
Adam Meyersieck

Adam Meyersieck

Guest Editor

Adam is an American-British International who has developed curriculum, policy, and professionals in Europe, Nigeria, Australia, and in the United States. He is an author, lead special educator in the Washington D.C. area, and a professor at Central Michigan University. He writes at and enjoys educational development, leadership, content creation, strategy, running and traveling.

Rebecca Findlay

Guest Editor
Current Head of Primary at the International School @ParkCity in Kuala Lumpur and a school leader since 2009. Rebecca’s experience spans 25 years in schools both in the UK and internationally.

Jackie Cyriac

Guest Editor
Jackie Cyriac is an experienced family and community engagement professional with a passion for service through writing and editing. She enjoys exploring Austin, Texas with her husband, two children, and goofy boxer mix.
Nikki Torchon

Nikki Torchon

Guest Editor

Nikki Torchon is a writer and editor with experience in fundraising, independent schools and higher education, and hospitality. She currently lives in Tokyo, Japan, with her husband and two children. 

Gina Elia

Gina Elia

Guest Editor

Gina works full-time as a high school Mandarin Chinese teacher at North Broward Preparatory School, a Nord Anglia international school. Gina was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts and earned her PhD in Chinese literature from the University of Pennsylvania.