MATS Faculty

Caleb Clark Chair and Academic Advisor: Educational Technology MAT • Educational Technology, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Teaching for Social Justice (k-12), Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology

  • Contact: cclark@gradschool.marlboro.edu | 802-258-9207
  • Personal Portfolio
  • Classes: 
    Graduate courses in EdTech program: Web Design and Media Production, Instructional Design, Technology for Teachers
    Undergraduate: You Online: Manage your online presence and create a public portfolio, resume and bio.   

Caleb is the director of the EdTech master's program, where he also teaches and coordinates academic technology support. He has been a Web geek since 1994 and an educational technologist since 1999. Caleb's interests include: eportfolios, online media production for teachers, physical computing, citizen journalism, and humanizing technology.  Caleb's passion for Internet technology and media began when he joined the dot com revolution in San Francisco in the mid-1990s. He went on to work in educational technology in corportate (Netscape, Maxis), K-12 (High Tech High) and higher education (SDSU, NYU, Antioch) organizations before settling down at Marlboro College in 2008. Caleb regularly presents at conferences and publishes. 

Caleb's work also encompasses academic technology support for Marlboro's graduate school faculty, as well as technology integration consulting work for Putney Central Middle School. He is  the higher education representative on the board of VITA-Learn, the ISTE affiliate in Vermont. 

Caleb has an Master of Professional Studies from the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, a Masters of Arts in Educational Technology from San Diego State University, and a Bachelor of Arts is from Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Janaki Natarajan Program Director, MA in Teaching for Social Justice • Teaching for Social Justice (k-12)

  • EdD, MEd, Harvard University
  • BA, Swarthmore College

Janaki is the director of the Spark Teacher Education Institute and program director for the MATS. She has been teaching for over 17 years. She also directs Bapagrama Educational Center, based in Bangalore, India. This school has a long tradition of social service and community organizing. Named after Thakkar Bapa, a co-worker of Mahatma Gandhi, who believed in equality of all people and who was against the caste system, the school became a place for children from poor families to learn and grow.

Karen Cangialosi • Teaching for Social Justice (k-12)

Karen is a guest lecturer and module faculty member for the program on topics in the sciences. She is currently also a professor and chair in the Department of Biology of Keene State College.

Olya Clark • Teaching for Social Justice (k-12)

Olya is the on-site field advisor for the MATS program. She is also currently a Ph.D. candidate in public health at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She holds a Master's of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with the focus in social justice from Keene State College, New Hampshire. She has extensive teaching, research, and other professional experiences in the fields of education and public health in Russia, India, and the United States.

Stephen Clark Ph.D. • Teaching for Social Justice (k-12)

Stephen is a guest lecturer for the program on various social justice issues. He is also an Associate Professor of Psychology at Keene State College and a member of the Campus Commission on Diversity and Multiculturalism. His current research is on homophobia and heterosexism. He is also the editor of the newsletter, "Teaching Diversity."

Christopher Lievense • Teaching for Social Justice (k-12)

Christopher is a field advisor for the program. He has been teaching for over 8 years in schools in Vermont, Chicago, Japan, and Bangalore India.

Judith Reed • Teaching for Social Justice (k-12)

Judy is an education consultant for the MATS and Spark. Judy received an Ed.D. (in Organizational Development) and MAT from the University of Massachusetts. She has worked in the classroom and has had administrative experience for seven years. She has taught in teacher education for sixteen years. Her interests include social justice education, democratizing classroom and schools, and the role of public education in equity issues.

Karen Saunders • Teaching for Social Justice (k-12)

Karen is a literacy specialist for the program. She holds an Master's of Science from the University of Massachusetts (forest ecology) as well as a Master's of Education from University of Massachusetts (reading and writing). Her speciality is in elementary pedagogy. She also has more than 20 years of K-8 classroom and Title I teaching. Karen has six years of experience as an adjunct faculty member in Keene State College's World Educational Links Graduate Program.

Mikaela Simms • Teaching for Social Justice (k-12)

Mikaela is the on-site field advisor for the Spark Program. She has been in education for ten years and has worked in schools in East Palo Alto, California and Guinea, West Africa.