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Meet our Staff, Instructors and Mentors and Board

The VMI staff, instructors and mentors, and board are made up of talented educators who have years of experience in working with mathematics teachers, school districts and schools, and state wide initiatives to support high quality mathematics education for all students.

VMI Founders

The VMI is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Marc Hull, the Vermont Commissioner of Education from 1996-1999, and Dr. Kenneth I. Gross, UVM Mathematics Professor and founder of VMI.

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Marc Hull & Ken Gross

VMI Founders

VMI Staff

Judith Laird

VMI Executive Director
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Susan Ojala

Co-Director for Mathematics Content
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Bob Laird

Co-Director for Teaching, Learning and Research

VMI Instructors and Mentors

Sandi Stanhope

Math Ed Consultant
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Fran Huntoon

Math Ed Consultant

VMI Board of Directors

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Beth Cobb

VMI Board Member
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Priscilla Bremser

VMI Board Member
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Karen Nee

VMI Board Member
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Paul Smith

VMI Board Member