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Meet the MTSS-B TA Center Team

MTSS-B TA Center Team Director Megan Phillips
MTSS-B TA Center Director

Megan Phillips, PsyD

Behavioral Health Improvement Institute, Keene State College

Megan serves as the director of the MTSS-B TA Center team, while also providing external evaluation and technical assistance services for additional projects at BHII. Trained as a clinical psychologist, Megan specializes primarily in the evaluation of and technical assistance for multi-tiered systems of supports and mental health integration for the NH Department of Education, their subgrantees, and other school districts. Megan applies her clinical psychology background and love of logic to create tools that enhance behavioral health practice, believing that a deep understanding of the practice and connection with stakeholders are the strongest routes to effective implementation support and evaluation.

MTSS-B TA Center Data Analyst

Lisa Colby, MSW

Behavioral Health Improvement Institute, Keene State College

Lisa serves as the project analyst for the MTSS-B TA Center. In this role, Lisa supports the TA Center in all things data including the design and management of the cloud-based data collection platform and creating data visualizations to drive MTSS-B implementation. Trained as a social worker, Lisa believes in the power of data to help effect change in complex systems.

Lisa Colby, MTSS-B New Hampshire TA Center Team
MTSS-B Consultant

Christine Lyna, B.S.

Office of Social and Emotional Wellness, NH Department of Education

Christine has been in the field of education for over a decade as an elementary and middle school educator, SEL Interventionist, and School Counselor. With a background in elementary education and psychology, Christine is driven by her commitment to ensuring students’ academic success through a solid foundation of social-emotional skills in combination with ongoing behavioral health and wellness support.
MTSS-B Consultant

Stefanie King, M.A.T.

Office of Social and Emotional Wellness, NH Department of Education

With a diverse background that includes secondary teaching, adventure programming, teacher education, school board leadership, and academic research, Stefanie is committed to training and coaching districts at all stages of MTSS-B implementation so they can help all students thrive.
MTSS-B Consultant & Special grants coordinator

Molly White, M.Ed.

Office of Social and Emotional Wellness, NH Department of Education

Molly has been in the field of education for over a decade as an educator, curriculum creator, and consultant. Trained as an early childhood educator, Molly is dedicated to creating an integrated system of behavioral health and wellness that ensures all students are ready to learn.
Prevention coordinator

Heather Clogston, M.Ed.

Office of Social and Emotional Wellness, NH Department of Education

In her role as Prevention Coordinator, Heather provides consultation to schools on how to strengthen and align their prevention efforts within the MTSS-B framework. With 20 years’ experience teaching health and wellness education, working with at-risk youth and serving as an EMT, Heather has a passion for prevention and early intervention efforts to promote positive outcomes for youth and their families.
LEAD FAMILY COORDINATOR

Kathryn“Joey” Nichol, M.Ed.

Office of Social and Emotional Wellness, NH Department of Education

Joey has spent her entire career as an educator in various capacities. She has been a classroom teacher, a principal, and an Educational Consultant for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Title programs. A throughline of all these experiences is working with families and community partners. In her role as Lead Family Coordinator, she uses these skills to support family outreach and involvement.
administrator

Katherine Leswing, M.A., M.A.T.

Office of Social and Emotional Wellness, NH Department of Education

Katherine leads the MTSS-B consulting team as the administrator of the Office of Social and Emotional Wellness at NHED. She has a background in conflict resolution and secondary education with previous roles as an MTSS-B Consultant and high school history teacher. She is committed to supporting positive outcomes for all NH students through a statewide system of care.

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