The iActive Educational Advisory Panel supports our organization with diverse knowledge and experience giving us a direct link to important national and international resources. They provide iActive Learning with expertise in cutting edge research enabling us to create the best possible products for the educational community.
Cecilia Minden, PhD Chair, iActive Educational Advisory Panel Dr. Minden is the former Director of the Language and Literacy Program at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her research focused on early literacy skills and developing phonics curriculums. She is the author of over 100 books for young children.
Rebecca McCatheren, PhD Associate Professor in Special Education University of Missouri Dr. McCathren's primary work is with young children from birth to five years. Her research focuses on children's language and communication skills. She is currently working on a grant which targets young children with autism and those with disabilities or who are at risk in the areas of behavior, language and literacy.
Barbara Hanna Wasik, PhD William R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Dr. Wasik is a psychologist who has devoted most of her professional career to the development and evaluation of early intervention programs to promote language, literacy, and social/emotional development in young children. She is the creator of The Growing Literacy Curriculum Guides featured in iActive ProFile Planner.