Senior level consultant hired to expand the company’s nationally recognized instructional and professional development programs serving school districts across the country.
Camden, NJ (Press Release)—Anthony Manley, COO for Catapult Learning, announced today that Elizabeth A. Menchaca has been named Vice President for Common Core and Professional Development. In this position, Ms. Menchaca will work to expand the company’s nationally recognized instructional and professional development programs serving school districts across the country. A recognized expert and speaker on the implementation of the Common Core State Standards, Ms. Menchaca will also represent Catapult Learning as a presenter at regional events and national conferences.
Ms. Menchaca brings 20 plus years of experience in designing curriculum and PD projects and planning alignment programs. As Vice President for Academic Services for Evans Newton Inc., a post she held for the past five years, Ms. Menchaca focused on urban school districts and was part of the design team for their TargetTeach process. She has developed and designed comprehensive systems for districts with over 150 schools. Ms. Menchaca is also a former state director for an accredited alternative education program with three sites in the Phoenix area.
“Elizabeth Menchaca’s appointment effectively positions Catapult Learning’s educational solutions within the national conversation on Common Core readiness, particularly in the area of literacy,” said Manley. “With her experience in guiding large school districts in their academic assessments, she is extremely well-suited to help design plans to bring schools into alignment with the Common Core State Standards.”
Added Manley, “Elizabeth’s long list of professional accomplishments with diverse populations and her experience as a classroom teacher have provided her with a deep understanding of the challenges faced by the schools we serve. I am excited to welcome Elizabeth to Catapult Learning’s dedicated team of nationally recognized Common Core implementation specialists.”
Ms. Menchaca’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education and graduate-level coursework in Educational Public Relations, both from the University of Arizona.