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Kate Daly Rolander

Director of Literacy Programming and Workforce Education Specialist

Contact Kate for...

  • Questions about VALRC’s work and partners

  • Integrated Education & Training (IET) support

  • PluggedInVA questions

  • Developing partnerships for IET

  • Teacher leadership resources

  • Postsecondary transition guidance

  • Adult education & English language acquisition research

Katie Bratisax

Senior Instructional Technology Specialist

Contact Katie for...

  • 508 Compliance

  • Remote Learning/Distance education

  • Disability assistance

  • Online courses

Carla Dannouf

Financial Manager

Contact Carla for...

  • Finance matters

  • Invoices

  • General office inquiries

  • Personnel/Employment issues

  • Phone matters

  • Online Management of Education Grant Awards (OMEGA) system issues

Iris Guillet

Counseling and Enrollment Specialist

Contact Iris for...

  • GED® questions

  • Virginia Career Works portal

Katherine Hansen

Communications and Community Engagement Specialist

Contact Katherine for...

  • Outreach & engagement

  • Information & assistance

  • Marketing & communications

  • PROGRESS news journal

  • Virginia Adult Education & Literacy (AE&L) Conference & events

  • Social media

  • Program development

  • Research initiatives

  • Grant writing & management

  • Graphic design & data visualization

Hillary Major

Instructional Standards and Communications Specialist

Contact Hillary for...

  • College & Career Readiness (CCRS) for adult education assistance

  • Writing instruction & resource questions

  • Information & training requests related to English language arts/literacy

Hali Massey

ESOL Specialist

Contact Hali for...

  • ESL instructor professional development opportunities

  • Resources for ESL & Civics instruction

  • CCR & ELPS standards-based instruction

  • IELCE program technical assistance

Elizabeth Severson-Irby

Literacy Specialist

Contact Elizabeth for...

  • Literacy & reading instruction

  • Family literacy

  • Culturally responsive education