Staff

At Steppingstone, we take pride in the expertise and dedication of our staff.  Learn more about who they are and how to contact them in our directory. Search by program or team by clicking on the tabs below.

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    Karin has her MSW from Boston College and her Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Prior to joining Steppingstone, Karin was the Executive Director of Summerbridge Cambridge and led the training and technical assistance program at Horizons for Homeless Children. Outside of work, Karin enjoys traveling, sharing great meals with friends, and listening to live music.

    Karin ElliottExecutive Director, National Partnership for Educational Access
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    Tewahedo joined the Steppingstone team in 2021. Prior to Steppingstone, Tewahedo worked as an ABA Behavioral Technician at Behavioral Health Works. Born and raised in Boston, Tewahedo graduated from Umass Amherst with a B.A in Sociology. Outside of work he is probably spending time with family and friends, or his dog.

    Tewahedo HaimanotMember Services Associate, National Partnership for Educational Access
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    Carrie earned a B.A. in American Studies from Dickinson College. Prior to joining Steppingstone, Carrie worked as the Career Developer in the employment and social services center of a Community Action Agency, Norwalk Economic Opportunity Now, Inc., in Norwalk, CT. She also completed a year of service with AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps.

    Carrie TateDirector of Programs, National Partnership for Educational Access