Meet the Team

The STEP program is developed by faculty and staff at the University of Virginia, and in collaboration with content experts at Columbia University.

Faculty and Project Management

Faculty with strong research backgrounds in the area of early mathematics, executive function, and effective teacher-child interactions/instruction in the classroom make the development of the STEP program possible.

Content and Coaching Experts

Our content and coaching team supports teachers in the implementation of STEP in early childhood classrooms. Their knowledge of effective interactions and instruction that support children’s mathematics and executive function skills brings learning to life for teachers and children alike.

Technology Team

Our instructional designers and technology specialists ensure the STEP learning and coaching experience uses the most effective technologies and online learning approaches.

STEP Consultants

The development of STEP would not be possible without the contributions of other faculty and educational experts across the nation.