The AUCD PROMISE TA Center is staffed by five TA personnel, a team of consultants from throughout the AUCD network, and skilled AUCD staff. The Center is directed by John Tschida ([email protected]) and Denise Rozell ([email protected]).
John Tschida, MPP
Co-Director of the PROMISE Technical Assistance Center
Associate Executive Director for Research and Policy at AUCD
Other Team Members
Oksana Klimova, MS Appl. Math
Director, Web Services, AUCD
Oksana has over 15 years of experience in all aspects of web application development, with extensive technical, management, and leadership skills. Hands-on technologist with a strong working knowledge of Internet, database technologies, and information architecture.
Anna Costalas, MPA
Program Specialist, AUCD
Anna works on AUCD's Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Technical Assistance team.
Kelly Nye-Lengerman, PhD
Evaluation Director of the PROMISE Technical Assistance Center
Research Associate at the Institute for Community Integration (ICI) at the University of Minnesota
Dawn Rudolph, MSEd
Director, UCEDD Technical Assistance, AUCD
Dawn leads the AIDD TA team in providing support to projects funded by the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. This includes technical assistance to the national network of University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDDs), the National Gateway to Self-Determination, Think College, and the National Service Inclusion Project.