Our Leadership Team
The Teaching Strategies leadership team consists of a diverse group of professionals with expertise in education, business, customer support, and software development and design. They each share a passion for supporting educators as they teach children to become creative, confident thinkers.
Chief Executive Officer
Kai-leé is the CEO of Teaching Strategies, the leading provider of early childhood solutions for programs serving children from birth through third grade. She is a lifelong early childhood educator, having taught and cared for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners in public, private, and Department of Defense programs.
Ashley is responsible for advancing Teaching Strategies’ mission to provide high quality curriculum and assessment resources for children across the birth to third grade continuum.
Dr. Vincent J. Costanza
Chief Academic Officer
Vincent leads company initiatives toward building a systemic approach to research, professional development, formative assessment, and curricular support throughout the B-3rd continuum.
Vice President of Engineering
Denis oversees the Technology Product Development team at Teaching Strategies. He is responsible for building our team based on technology and software development objectives, creating our product architecture and establishing software development processes.
Tia Kaul Disick
Chief Marketing Officer
Tia oversees the Marketing, Communications, Brand, and Creative Services teams at Teaching Strategies, ensuring alignment of each department’s functions to the company’s mission, vision, and “voice.”
Chief Business Officer
Karen brings decades of expertise in operations to her work as the leader of Teaching Strategies’ internal business operations teams, which include sales and revenue operations, IT, and corporate data security and privacy.
Chief Customer Officer
Peter brings decades of experience in the educational technology sector to Teaching Strategies, having worked as a consultant in the industry for many years before joining the company in 2015.
Vice President of Public Policy & Government Relations
Jonah brings a wealth of public policy knowledge and expertise to Teaching Strategies, where he leads the company’s federal and state policy and advocacy agenda and supports state-level partnerships.
Vice President of Sales
As Vice President of Sales at Teaching Strategies, Kevin oversees our national team of sales professionals—including our home office representatives, and in-field sales associates located across the country.
Vice President of Product Management
As the Vice President of Product Management, Heather is responsible for defining, planning, and ensuring the successful delivery and execution of our digital products at Teaching Strategies.