Meet the Team

Hatching Results® has provided professional development, grant writing, evaluation, and consultation for school counselors, administrators and school districts for over 15 years. Dr. Hatch has trained thousands of school counselors in data-driven practices. The latest round of grant awards and the release of Dr. Hatch's textbook, The Use of Data in School Counseling, has led to a marked increase in requests for training and consultation. Hatching Results® now offers a variety of educational services delivered by expert professional development specialists, consultants, grant writers, and evaluators. Our goal is to help school counselors, site administrators and central office leaders match their needs to the talents of experts on our team.

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+ TRISH HATCH, Ph.D. (President & CEO)

Trish is a Professor in the School Counseling Program at San Diego State University (SDSU) and the founder and President/CEO of Hatching Results®. Her best-selling textbooks include The Use of Data in School Counseling (Hatch, 2014), The ASCA National Model: A Framework for School Counseling Programs (ASCA, 2003; 2005) and Evidence-Based Practice in School Counseling: Making a Difference with Data-Driven Practices (Dimmit, Carey & Hatch, 2007) are used throughout the world in professional development and preparation of school counselors. Trish has trained school counselors and administrators nationwide for over two decades.

Trish serves as a national consultant to The White House and the US Department of Education. Recently she co-led the organization and planning of the “invitation only” White House Convening on School Counseling at San Diego State University. A former school counselor, site and central office administrator, state association president and ASCA Vice President, Hatch has received multiple state and national awards including the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) Administrator of the Year Award and their highest honor, the Mary Gehrke Lifetime Achievement Award.

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+ LISA DE GREGORIO (Director of Operations, Professional Development Specialist)

Lisa brings her unique skill set as a former leader of over 750 K-12 school counselors in Chicago Public Schools (CPS), the 3rd largest school district in the nation, to Hatching Results, where she is currently the Director of Operations and an Expert Trainer. A former K-8 school counselor, Lisa effectively built a school counseling program and led many school climate, attendance, and career readiness initiatives that earned her the Oppenheimer Recognition Award in 2007 and contributed to her school’s selection as one of only ten to become a ‘model elementary school’ in Chicago.

During more than six years as a Lead School Counselor, Lisa coordinated and delivered professional learning and developed resources for K-12, managed staff and special projects, conducted site visits, and implemented initiatives for systemic change. An Education Pioneer Visiting Fellow and a current Board Member of the Illinois School Counselor Association (ISCA), Lisa received the inaugural “Golden Child” Award for the Office of College and Career Success and was the ISCA School Counselor Advocate of the Year (2015).

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+ WHITNEY TRIPLETT (Director of Professional Development, Lead Professional Development Specialist)

As the Director of Professional Development, Whitney currently trains school counselors and administrators across the nation. Previously at Chicago Public Schools, Whitney supported the district’s 850+ school counselors and college and career coaches, while serving on the board for the Illinois School Counseling Association and instructing school counseling students at Loyola University Chicago. It was through these roles that she was recognized in 2018 as the School Counseling Advocate of the Year for the state of Illinois.

Having received RAMP recognition in 2011, Whitney is a former Lead RAMP Reviewer for the American School Counselor Association. As a school counselor, Whitney received a Counselor Leadership Award and an Oppenheimer Recognition Award for her collaborative work in raising the Freshman On Track rate at her school. An Education Pioneer Visiting Fellow Alum, Whitney is passionate about school reform, closing achievement gaps, and school counseling to promote equity, access, and the success of ALL students!

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+ TERRI TCHORZYNSKI (Assistant Director of Professional Development, Lead Professional Development Specialist)

Terri has served as a student advocate for over 17 years in the role of both a high school English teacher and school counselor with a specialized focus on career development within Career and Technical Education (CTE). Under Terri’s leadership her counseling department has received both state and national recognition for exemplary practices in college/career readiness by the Michigan Department of Education and was one of the first schools in her state to be honored as a Recognized ASCA Model Program. As a result of her counseling department paving the way for school counselors in Michigan, Terri and her team offered state-wide trainings to encourage more Michigan schools to follow the ASCA National Model and achieve the RAMP designation.

Serving as a strong advocate for the development of comprehensive, data-driven programs, Terri serves on several committees to provide a school counselor perspective, including CollegeBoard, ACT State Organizations and business/industry-driven committees with a special emphasis on career development. In support of the school counseling profession and CTE, Terri has also released several publications to highlight the benefits of student-centered counseling programs that are focused on academics, career development and social-emotional support. Terri was named the 2017 National School Counselor of the Year by the American School Counselor Association and was honored in a White House ceremony by former First Lady Michelle Obama. She currently serves on the governing board for the Michigan School Counselor Association, is a national trainer for AdvanceCTE and is a nationally recognized keynote speaker and presenter.

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+ JULIE HARTLINE, Ed.D. (Associate Director of Professional Development, Lead Professional Development Specialist)

Julie is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of North Florida's School Counseling Program. A former parole officer, she served as the school counseling chair at Campbell High School for 14 years where her department became one of the first high schools in Georgia to receive the Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) award from the American School Counselor Association (ASCA).

While at Campbell, Julie was named the 2009 ASCA School Counselor of the Year. She earned an Educational Doctorate in Professional Counseling and Supervision in 2011 and became the School Counseling and Advisement Consultant for the Cobb County School District where she assisted 23 school counseling programs in receiving RAMP. She served as the 2014-2015 Georgia School Counselor Association President during which she was actively involved in changing legislation, certification requirements, and policy impacting school counseling. She is currently a Lead RAMP Reviewer for ASCA.

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+ PAUL MEYERS (Lead Consultant)

Paul is currently a District Superintendent in California and has over 30 years of experience as a successful administrator, counselor, and teacher. Paul is an experienced trainer and consultant and uses a systems-approach to solving problems, specializing in policy development and district-wide program implementation. Paul has served as the School Counseling Consultant for the California Department of Education (CDE) and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Standards for the Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) Credential, along with many legislative proposals.

Paul is a “systems-thinker” with a talent for simplifying complicated issues. Paul has experience in all areas of school and district administration, including curriculum and instruction, special education, business services, human resources, technology, facilities, and community relations. As an administrator, Paul earned a California Distinguished School Award, Golden Bell Award, and has been recognized as both Principal of the Year and Principal/Superintendent of the Year.

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+ DANIELLE DUARTE (Lead Professional Development Specialist)

Danielle trains school counselors and administrators as the Director of Professional Development for Hatching Results. A former school counselor, she successfully wrote the Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Program Grant for her past district. As the Grant Project Director, Danielle assisted the district in hiring, training, and supporting new school counselors. Danielle has experience at all levels and earned RAMP (Recognized ASCA Model Program) status.

Danielle currently serves on the Board of Directors for the California Association of School Counselors (CASC) where she was former President (2015-2016) and has also been involved in Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative, attending all national convenings and participating on California’s Reach Higher Team. As an adjunct faculty member in San Diego State University’s School Counseling Department, Danielle teaches graduate level courses and supervises school counseling practicum students. Danielle is an AVID Staff Developer, frequent presenter at state and national conferences, and author of multiple school counseling articles.

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+ VANESSA GOMEZ, Ed.D. (Lead Professional Development Specialist)

Vanessa has been an advocate for students, parents, and the school counseling profession for the past 22 years. As the Coordinator of Student, Community and Personnel in San Jacinto Unified School District, Vanessa oversees the development and implementation of the TK-12 school counseling program, which received the Golden Bell Award sponsored by the California School Board Association as well as the Riverside County Model of Excellence and Innovation Award in 2017. Vanessa has developed comprehensive school counseling and student assistance programs and co-created the New Insight Group Curriculum and suicide protocols.

Vanessa has served as the president of the California Association of School Counselors (CASC) and worked as adjunct faculty at San Diego State University (SDSU) in the School Counseling and School Psychology Department. In 2011 Vanessa was awarded the Most Influential Faculty Award and was the recipient of the American School Counselor Association’s 2009 top 10 school counselors. Vanessa recently earned her doctorate degree in Education Leadership in 2017 from San Diego State University where she completed her dissertation on implementing Trauma Informed Practices in Schools.

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+ ASHLEY KRUGER (Lead Professional Development Specialist)

Ashley is currently an elementary school counselor with extensive experience in designing, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive programs that show improvement in students’ academic and behavioral outcomes. As a leader, she has trained school counselors nationwide about best practices in creating ASCA-aligned programs.

Ashley has a unique expertise working with and supporting foster youth. As Program Specialist for the Culturally Affirming and Responsive Education Specialists (CARES) Grant, Ashley provides training to help improve outcomes for children in foster care in partnership with San Diego State University (SDSU) as well as at state and national conferences. Ashley is currently the Elementary Level Vice-President for the California Association of School Counselors (CASC) and teaches school counseling graduate students at San Diego State University in courses such as small group counseling, practicum, and professional seminar.

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+ BRETT ZYROMSKI, Ph.D. (Lead Professional Development Specialist)

Brett is an Assistant Professor at Ohio State University. His scholarship focuses on the impact of evidence-based interventions in school counseling, evidence-based school counselor education, and evaluation in school counseling. Brett is co-author of Facilitating Evidence-Based, Data-Driven School Counseling: A Manual for Practice (Corwin, 2016) and is also co-founder and co-chair of the national Evidence-Based School Counseling Conference. He has published over 17 articles related to school counseling issues, and has delivered over 65 international, national, regional, and local presentations. Brett has served as a project manager for five Elementary and Secondary School Counseling grants, as well as state grants, that totaled over $5.5 million. He is also involved with the American School Counselor Association as a Lead Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) Reviewer and serves as a trainer of the ASCA National Model. He has helped over 20 schools successfully earn RAMP status in the last five years.

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+ ANGELA TANG, Ph.D. (Lead Professional Development Specialist)

Angela is an Assistant Professor and School Counseling Fieldwork Coordinator at the University of San Francisco, where she teaches and supervises school counselor-in-training. As a former school counselor, she has experience at all levels and has trained school counselors in developing comprehensive school counseling programs. Angela has most recently worked in an affordable housing community, where she counsels individuals, families, and children who attend the community after-school program. She has also served on the board of the California Association of School Counselors as the High School Level Vice President and Northern California Representative. Angela presents at state and national conferences on school counseling topics such as mental health in schools, data-driven interventions and aligning counselors’ work to state and district goals.

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+ BECKY LOVE (Professional Development Coordinator)

Becky is a Counseling Coordinator leading the Reach Higher Shasta Counseling Initiative in Shasta County, CA. Becky’s career in education spans 30 years and includes teaching Special Education (6-8) and General Education (9-12), School Counseling (9-12), athletic coaching (9-12), and Tier I Administration. Her leadership experiences at the site, district, and county level have afforded Becky the opportunity to collaborate with a wide array of educators and stakeholders with varying perspectives and motivations. Becky’s extensive background in athletics has enabled her to build an exceptional skill set in analyzing, scaffolding, teaching, coaching and supporting others as they strive to acquire new skills. Becky has presented at the National School Counseling Leadership Conference, National Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) Professional Learning Institute (PLI), and Northern California’s California Association of School Counselors (CASC) Conference. This year, Becky became an Adjunct Faculty Member at National University and will be teaching the Community & Engagement course for the Tier I Administrative Credential.

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+ MARK BOGGIE (Professional Development Specialist)

Mark has extensive experience in developing school counseling programs at the elementary, secondary and postsecondary levels. His experience includes serving as President of the Arizona School Counselors Association (AzSCA); Western Region Vice President for the American School Counselor Association (ASCA); and as Co-Chair of the ASCA Position Statement Committee for over 10 years. In addition, Mark has been an ASCA National Model Trainer, a Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) reviewer, and a Lead Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) Reviewer for over 4 years. He has led school and district training in the implementation of comprehensive school counseling programs and has presented numerous sessions at local, state and national conferences. Mark currently serves as Dean of Student Success at Cochise College in Arizona.

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+ MELISSA LAFAYETTE (Professional Development Specialist)

As a current elementary school counselor and previously a K-8 school counselor, Melissa has extensive experience in creating a comprehensive, data-driven school counseling program. As an adjunct faculty member at San Diego State University (SDSU), Melissa teaches graduate students how to design curriculum, develop lesson plans and assessments as well as instructional strategies for delivering school counseling core curriculum classroom lesson in diverse schools. Melissa currently serves as Treasurer on the Executive Board of the California Association of School Counselors (CASC). Melissa presents at local and state conferences on various school counseling topics.

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+ NICOLE PABLO (Professional Development Specialist)

Nicole is a practicing middle school counselor with experience in facilitating the Elementary and Secondary School Counseling (ESSC) federally funded grant to create a comprehensive, data-driven school counseling program from ground up, where none previously existed. Her work and outcomes on the grant led to sustainability after federal funding had ended.

An adjunct faculty at San Diego State University, she has been a site supervisor for practicum students and has taught Evaluations, Group Counseling, and Practicum for the Counseling and School Psychology Department. Nicole has trained and consulted across the nation on implementing the ASCA National Model and federally-funded school counseling program facilitation in elementary, middle, and high schools.

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+ FELIPE ZAÑARTU (Podcast Producer, Professional Development Specialist)

Felipe is a practicing elementary school counselor and a 2019 RAMP School of Distinction winner, a national recognition bestowed for his comprehensive, data-driven school counseling program. He is experienced with the Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Program (ESSCP) federally funded grant to create a comprehensive, data-driven school counseling program. Throughout his seven years working in K-8 schools in California and Arizona, Felipe has specialized in creating and implementing data tools that demonstrate accountability and program results and usage of technology. Felipe has presented at state and national school counseling conferences and has been a guest lecturer at San Diego State University around use of data, technology, and efficiency. He currently produces the Hatching Results podcast, which broadcasts "all things school counseling" to listeners across the nation.