Our Team Members

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Sarah Stevens

National Director of Professional Learning

Sarah Stevens lives in the Midwest with her husband and two children. She is currently the National Director of Professional Learning for The Core Collaborative (TCC). assisting districts across the United States and the TCC team in creating a synergy of systems to empower those who matter most- the students.


Tony Francoeur

Chief Financial Officer

Tony Francoeur serves as the Chief Financial Officer for The Core Collaborative. In this role, Tony is responsible for internal audit and controls, financial reporting and analysis, controllership, tax, treasury and procurement.


Barb Pitchford

Executive Director of Professional Learning

Barb’s passion and commitment is around helping to ensure high-impact school leadership. Based on the research around collaboration and formative assessment, Barb specializes in developing Impact Teams to improve student and teacher learning.


Brian Roy

Executive Director of Learning Partnerships

Brian is the Executive Director of Learning Partnerships for The Core Collaborative. He supports districts across the United States along with The Core Collaborative team in strategically creating learner-centered frameworks that are the blueprint for student achievement and continuous improvement.


Isaac Wells

Assistant Director of Professional Learning

Isaac has a passion for progress and focuses his own learning and his coaching around the question “What’s next?”


Dr. Paul Bloomberg

Chief Learning Officer and Founder

Dr. Paul Bloomberg is the founder and Chief Learning Officer for the Core Collaborative, a learning network that specializes in student-centered approaches to learn­ing. Paul is the co-author of the best-selling book, Leading Impact Teams: Building a Culture of Efficacy, published by Corwin Press.

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