Christy Ruth

Christy Ruth

Christy Ruth serves as a Program Administrator in the Office of Organizational and Professional Learning at the MCIU directly overseeing the Montgomery Virtual Program (MVP) and professional learning on social and emotional learning and online learning. Christy has...
Ben DeSantis

Ben DeSantis

Ben DeSantis is a Project Consultant at the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit (MCIU). Prior to joining the MCIU, Ben was a high school teacher within Montgomery County. He also has experience teaching a graduate course, coaching, and facilitating numerous...
Marisa Crapella

Marisa Crapella

Marisa Crapella is a Project Consultant in the area of Behavior. Marisa is a School Wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) Facilitator. She is also a trained facilitator of the Supplementary Aids and Consideration Toolkit. Marisa brings a wealth of...
Patrice Semicek

Patrice Semicek

Patrice Semicek is a Project Consultant for the STEM Initiative. Patrice is a former general and special education teacher. She taught elementary aged students, as well as children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. When Patrice first started as a Project Consultant, she...
Brandon Langer

Brandon Langer

Brandon Langer serves as the Director of Innovation and Strategic Partnerships at MCIU where he works to forge strong relationships with key stakeholders across educational organizations and industries.  Brandon spearheads initiatives that drive transformative change...