Hunt Erika
Organization: Regional Office of Education 17
Area of expertise: Best Practice, Student Learning

Dr. Erika Hunt is a Director for the Lead Hub at ROE #17, a new position that she assumed in May 2022. Prior to that, Hunt spent 18 years as Co-Director and Senior Policy Analyst in the Center for the Study of Education Policy at Illinois State University. Hunt brings experience in state policy as a former staff member for Governor Jim Edgar. She serves on several state task forces and served on

Withee Tom
Area of expertise: Best Practices, Student Learning

Tom Withee has over 20 years’ experience as an educator, education researcher and adjunct faculty and currently is a senior researcher for Goshen Consulting. He received his bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Illinois Champaign/Urbana and his master’s degree in physics from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with an emphasis on education research. Prior to joining Goshen,