Program Team

Our Staff


A. Lin Goodwin
Principal Investigator

A. Lin Goodwin is the original architect and founding Director and Principal Investigator (PI) for TR@TC. She is thrilled to be taking up the role of PI again and working with the outstanding TR@TC team on preparing exceptional teachers for New York City schools. TR@TC graduates have been making a positive difference in the lives of urban youth since 2010 through meaningful and student-centered curriculum, a pedagogy of justice and care, and steadfast advocacy for their students' well-being and success. Lin could not be more excited to contribute to this important endeavor and support teacher learning and development.

Suzanne Pratt
Co-Director

Suzanne Pratt has been working with the Teaching Residents at Teachers College program since 2011. In this time, she has held multiple positions including Residency Supervisor, Induction Mentor, Induction Coordinator, and Graduate Assistant. In addition to her work with the program, Suzanne is also completing her doctoral studies at Teachers College.

Kelsey Darity
Kelsey Darity
Fieldwork Coordinator
Kelsey Darity, Ed.D., is the Fieldwork Coordinator for TR@TC. In this capacity, she pairs Teaching Residents with mentor teachers, coordinates residency supervision, provides professional development, and fosters school partnerships. Before earning her doctorate and joining the TR@TC staff, Kelsey taught middle school in South Carolina. 
Grace Sierra
Induction Coordinator

Grace Sierra is the Induction Coordinator at TR@TC. She was a graduate from the first ever TR@TC cohort and she has also been a Mentor teacher and a Residency Supervisor.  Before joining the TR@TC team, Grace taught & coached teachers in NYC public schools.

Carolyn Sinclair McCalla
Research Assistant

Carolyn Sinclair McCalla is a TR@TC alumna, currently pursuing her doctoral studies in the department of Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her interests lie in collaborating with institutions and teacher-practitioners to foster work environments that promote teacher excellence, wellness and joy. She is happy to join the TR@TC Team as a Graduate Research Assistant.

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