Eugenie M. Ballering (M.Ed. 1990)

I am originally from the Netherlands.  I began working there, and then worked in Zambia and Nepal.  After Nepal, where I met Charles Harns who convinced me to consider CIE, I came to Amherst to pursue a M.Ed. focusing on Adult Numeracy and Literacy.


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Tracey H. Tsugawa (M.Ed. 1995)

Tracey has extensive experience in education and civil rights. Her work history includes 15 years as a civil rights investigator, consulting for various community-based organizations and working with public and private organizations to develop more inclusive programs and cultivate greater cultural competency. She has also taught in higher education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels for more than 25 years.  


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George Botelho (M.Ed 1992; CAGS 1994)

My career since leaving CIE has focused on teacher training and school/program improvement in developing countries. Generally, my work has been divided between the South Pacific and the Middle East.


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Doug Passanisi (Ed.D. 1990)

Dear long lost but not forgotten CIE friends, 

Since the last update in 2008, I retired from the UN as Chief of Staff to the Assistant Secretariat General for UNDP’s partnerships and resource mobilization division.  I continue to consult for the UN, coaching country and agency teams as well as co-teaching leadership and management courses for the UN Staff College. I have been facilitating a host of virtual teams throughout the pandemic, mostly regarding psychological safety, communication, strategic planning, and imagining a future office.


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Timothy B. Mitchell (1990-1998)

After founding and then directing a youth entrepreneurship/job readiness/financial literacy education organization in Orange, MA for 14 years, I moved to the DC area in 2013 to join Joanie and our son Noah, settling in the cooperative New Deal-era community of Greenbelt, Maryland.


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Sherry Kane (M. Ed. 1996)

After many years working in communications, adult education and political action with the garment workers’ union, Sherry now oversees an adult education program for the Consortium for Worker Education focusing on ESOL and computer skills at various sites in New York City. 


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Anne Dodge (CAGS 1990)

After graduating from CIE with a CAGS, Anne continued as a nonformal education consultant wprlomg mainly in West Africa, but also in Yemen and Haitil.  From 1995 Anne worked with a group of hospitals in New Hampshire as the Oranizational Development and Training Specialist. 


In 2003 - 2006 she worked from Senegal as a Regional Planning and Training Manager for Peace Corps with 7 West African countries.  Upon returning to the US, she and her husband opened and ran a Bed and Breakfast in their home in Newburyport for 11 years until fully retiring in 2018. 


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Haleh Arbab (Ed.D. 1995)

Since graduating my career has focused on building systems that permit individuals, groups and institutions to gain knowledge and abilities to participate in constructive societal change.


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Jennie Campos (Ed.D. 1990)

Jennie is currently an international development consultant specializing in participatory research and evaluation. Recent work includes facilitating a kick-off retreat for the USAID Economic Growth Team in Rwanda in December 2015, and consulting for Creative Associates International, including a stint in Kabul, Afghanistan in 2013.


She has worked in over 33 developing countries in different parts of the world.  


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Lois Martin (1990-1992)

Lois Martin passed away in December 2020. 
Her obituary can be found Here.


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