About Boundless Learning

Our People

K. Lynne Harper Mainzer, Ed.D.

Dr. Mainzer, who has been with CTE since 1993, is primary architect and leads ongoing development and implementation of Boundless Learning. In addition, Dr. Mainzer has provided leadership, as PI, Co-PI or Director, for many of CTE’s largest projects, such as the Steppingstones grant, which funded development of one of CTE’s premier tools, Student Compass; the federal Office of Special Education Program Model Demonstration Grant, which launched Boundless Learning; the Stars Schools Grant, which funded creation of Thinkport.org in collaboration with Maryland Public Television; evaluation of the four-year One-to-One Laptop Initiative in Talbot County, MD; and CTE’s longstanding grants with the MD State Department of Education Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services.

For the past 12 years, Dr. Mainzer has taught courses in leadership, supervision, as well as special education and technology in the JHU Graduate Division of Education. In 2011, she received the Teacher of the Year Award from the ISTE/JHU partnership online School Administration and Supervision program, and was recognized as one of the Top 25 Education Professors in MD in 2013. Prior to joining CTE, Dr. Mainzer was a general educator, an award-winning special educator, Department Chair for Special Education and Guidance, and one of the first coordinators of the nationally recognized JHU Success for All Program. Besides teaching and program development, Dr. Mainzer has directed software development initiatives for a number of CTE’s tools and coordinated business agreements to disseminate Teacher Compass and Boundless Learning nationally. Dr. Mainzer earned her B.A. in Sociology at Dunbarton College of Holy Cross, her M.Ed. in Special Education at the American University and her Ed.D. in Special Education at Johns Hopkins University. Contact: mainzer@jhu.edu or 410-516-9825.

Tammy L. Devlin, M.S.

Tammy L. Devlin joined the Johns Hopkins University Center for Technology in Education (CTE) in January of 2006 and is currently a program coordinator/instructor for CTE’s Boundless Learning. As part of Boundless Learning, Ms. Devlin provides professional development to teachers in grades K-12, conducts face-to-face support sessions to ensure fidelity of implementation and collaborates with school districts to help build systemic change. She has also presented at national conferences including Closing the Gap, Council of Administrators of Special Education, Council for Exceptional Children and the International Society for Technology in Education. Prior to joining CTE, Ms. Devlin was a general educator in both private and public schools in Maryland for eight years. Ms. Devlin has a B.S. in Elementary Education from York College and and an M.S. in Technology for Educators from Johns Hopkins University. Contact: tdevlin@jhu.edu or 410.516.9846.

Veronique Gugliucciello, M.S.

Veronique Gugliucciello is an instructor for the Johns Hopkins University School of Education and senior program coordinator at the Center for Technology in Education (CTE), with responsibility for communities of practice and for meeting competency-based portfolio assessment. She is a member of the 2011 JHU Leadership Development Program and, in 2012, she joined CTE, where she served as an instructor and program coordinator with the distance education team. In 2008, she joined the full-time faculty of the School of Education’s Department of Teacher Preparation as an instructor and program coordinator for the FlexMAT and AMAT programs. During that year, she received the Regina Russo Hammel ’41 Outstanding Recent Graduate Award from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland. Ms. Gugliucciello began her career as a Baltimore City school teacher. She was a mentor and cooperating teacher for pre-service and new teachers, piloted an inclusion team-teach model and completed a counseling internship by developing and implementing a systematic program. Ms. Gugliucciello has a B.A. in Education from College of Notre Dame of Maryland and an M.S. in Counseling from Johns Hopkins University. Contact: vgugliucciello@jhu.edu or 410.516.9767.

Jill Hildenbrand, M.S.

Since 2008, Jill Hildenbrand has assisted in the creation of professional development for Boundless Learning and training for Boundless Learning co-teachers and general education teachers. Ms. Hildenbrand also monitors teacher’s fidelity of Boundless Learning and works one-on-one with co-teaching teams and general education teachers to assist them in providing the structure and consistency of using the Boundless Learning protocols. Ms. Hildenbrand has also been involved in developing, training and implementing Boundless Early Learning and TAP-IT (data-driven decision making process) for Pre-K and Kindergarten teachers. Prior to coming to CTE, Ms. Hildenbrand was an educator for general and special education students for 25 years in Prince George’s County Maryland. She then moved into the position of Special Education Instructional Specialist and worked with 15 schools at all levels to help teachers develop appropriate IEPs that included special needs students in general education classes. Ms. Hildebrand has a B.S in Early Childhood Education from the University of Maryland and an M.S. in Communicative Disorders and Learning Disabilities from Johns Hopkins University. Contact: Jhilden1@jhu.edu.

Maureen McNamara Jones, M.S.

Maureen Jones manages K-12 professional development for CTE’s Boundless Learning program, including the coordination and delivery of local and national initiatives in online and face to face settings. Ms. Jones has experience collaborating with district and school level leadership teams, providing instructional coaching, monitoring fidelity of program implementation, conducting model demonstration lessons, and facilitating online communities of practice. Prior to joining CTE in 2002, Ms. Jones was a public school teacher. Ms. Jones earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Bloomsburg University, a Master of Science in Education with a concentration in Technology for Educators from Johns Hopkins University and a Graduate Certificate in School Administration and Supervision from Johns Hopkins University. Contact Information: maureenj@jhu.edu or 410-516-9840.

Andrea Schanbacher, M.S.

Andrea Schanbacher has been with CTE since 2015. She is a Project Administrator and supports the implementation of Boundless Learning, TAP-IT and the Maryland Online IEP/Student Compass. Ms. Schanbacher began her career as a special educator, serving students with autism spectrum disorders in multiple settings. Following her years as a teacher, Ms. Schanbacher worked as a school administrator in the non-public setting. Ms. Schanbacher transitioned from her role as school administrator and became a district liaison, supporting schools with data-informed decision making and instruction. Ms. Schanbacher has taught special education graduate courses at Towson University and received her M.S. in Special Education from the University of Maryland, College Park. Contact: aschanbacher@jhu.edu or 410.516.9704.

Mark Trexler Ed.D.

Before assuming the role of program coordinator at the Center for Technology in Education, Dr. Trexler worked for Kennedy Krieger Institute’s school programs, helping students with disabilities develop vocational skills in the community. In order to gain further support for those career industry programs, he obtained grants and acquired business partners to employ and help train students for a productive future. He remains connected to the Maryland State Department of Education through his participation on both the IEP leadership committee and the secondary transition state-wide committee. Dr. Trexler is an Assistant Research Scientist in the School of Education where he helps prepare graduate students in the areas of Career Assessment and Programming for students with mild to moderate disabilities. He received his B.A. in Telecommunications with a concentration in Video Production and Multimedia from Kutztown University and an M.A. in Instructional Design and Adult Learning from Penn State University. Dr. Trexler later received an M.S. in Special Education, with an emphasis on Secondary /Adults, and an Ed.D. in Special Education with a concentration in Urban Education Curriculum and Workforce Development from Johns Hopkins University. Contact: mtrexler@jhu.edu or 410-516-9854.