Meet the Team
Hatching Results® has provided training, 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 federal grant awards and the release of Dr. Hatch's newest 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 our team of expert trainers/consultants experienced as entry-level school counselors, administrators, district leaders, superintendents, state department consultants, university professors and adjuncts, state school counseling association leaders, and members of the former First Lady’s Reach Higher Initiative state teams. Our goal is to match the needs of school counselors, site administrators, and central office leaders to the talents and experience of experts on our team.
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 texts, 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. A former school counselor, site and central office administrator, state association president and ASCA Vice President, Trish is a national consultant and advocate that has received multiple state and national awards.
Lisa De Gregorio
(Director of Operations,
Lisa brings leadership and a unique skill set as a former K-8 school counselor and Lead Counselor at Chicago Public Schools, 3rd largest district in the nation, to us as the Director of Operations and a Trainer. Lisa was awarded an Oppenheimer Recognition Award for her college/career and social-emotional learning initiatives and was SEL/Mental Health Grant Coordinator. An Education Pioneer Visiting Fellow, Lisa was recognized for efforts at the District Office, Teachers' Union, and the Illinois School Counselor Association (ISCA) as a Board Member with the School Counselor Advocate of the Year Award.
A former school counselor who achieved RAMP (Recognized ASCA Model Program) status, wrote the Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Program Grant, and served as the Grant Project Director for her district, Danielle brings experience at all grade levels to us as the Director of Professional Development and a Trainer. Danielle serves on the Board of Directors for the California Association of School Counselors (CASC) where she was President, as an AVID Staff Developer and adjunct faculty at San Diego State University’s School Counseling Department, and is heavily involved in Reach Higher initiatives.
Julie Hartline, Ed.D. (
Julie is currently a Lead RAMP Reviewer for ASCA and the School Counseling and Advisement Consultant for the Cobb County School District in Georgia. She served 14 years as the chair of the Campbell High School counseling department, which received the Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) award from the American School Counselor Association (ASCA). Julie was named the 2009 ASCA School Counselor of the Year and earned an Educational Doctorate in Professional Counseling and Supervision in 2011. She served as the Georgia School Counselor Association President (2014-2015) and has been actively involved in changing legislation and policy.
Vanessa Gomez, Ed.D. (Trainer/Consultant)
As the Lead Counselor/TK-12 Support in San Jacinto Unified School District, Vanessa oversees the implementation of the school counseling program, which received the Golden Bell Award from the California School Board Association in 2016. Vanessa co-created the New Insight Group Curriculum, served as the president of the California Association of School Counselors (CASC), and worked as adjunct faculty at San Diego State University in the School Counseling Department. Vanessa was honored with the Most Influential Faculty Award in 2011 and the American School Counselor Association’s Top 10 School Counselors award (2009). Vanessa earned her doctorate in Education Leadership at San Diego State University in 2017.
Paul Meyers (Trainer/Consultant)
Paul is currently a District Superintendent in California and has over 30 years of experience as a successful administrator, counselor, and teacher. 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. Paul has experience in all areas of school and district administration, including 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 was recognized as both Principal of the Year and Superintendent of the Year.
Nicole Pablo (Trainer/Consultant)
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, Nicole has trained and consulted across the nation on implementing the ASCA National Model and federally-funded school counseling programs in elementary, middle, and high schools.
Ashley Kruger (Trainer/Consultant)
Ashley is currently an elementary school counselor with 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.
Whitney Triplett (Trainer/Consultant)
Whitney has served school districts across both North Carolina and Illinois. Whitney is currently a School Counseling Specialist at Chicago Public Schools, where she contributes to policy, strategic plans, and the ‘Chicago College and Career Advising Credential.’ Having received RAMP in 2011, Whitney serves as a Lead RAMP Reviewer for the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) and manages the district’s RAMP pipeline. A presenter at state and national conferences, Whitney serves on the Board of the Illinois School Counselor Association, is an adjunct instructor at Loyola University Chicago, and is an Education Pioneer Visiting Fellow. Whitney received an Oppenheimer Recognition Award for her work in developing a Freshman Seminar Program and a Counselor Leadership Award.
Felipe Zañartu (Trainer/Consultant)
Felipe Zañartu is a practicing elementary school counselor experienced with the Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Program (ESSCP) federally funded grant to create a comprehensive, data-driven school counseling program. Throughout 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 over 200 listeners.
Franciene Sabens (Online Course Facilitator)
Franciene is a school counselor in rural southern Illinois. She was honored as 2014 Illinois High School Counselor of the Year and has earned the ASCA Bully Prevention and Data Specialist certifications. She was a reviewer for The Use of Data text prior to publication and was instrumental in launching the first Hatching Results online learning course, Data, Data, Data!
Kalli Beckwith (Trainer/Consultant)
Kalli is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) with specialization in creating effective, evidence-based behavioral interventions for students in general education and special education. She is experienced in conducting functional behavior assessments, data collection and analysis, treatment integrity checks, and program review. Kalli is an experienced trainer and consultant for multiple districts in California. She is currently a Program Specialist serving a Pre-K–8 school district, where she provides coaching and collaborates with personnel to implement and support multi-tiered systems of support. Kalli possesses a Pupil Personnel Services Credential and has been a school psychologist as well as a high school English teacher.