Ellen McDonnell, Ed. D.
Dr. Ellen McDonnell started her professional career over 25 years ago as a mathematics teacher at John Jay High School in Katonah, NY. Very early in her career, Ellen focused on the effective use of technology in the classroom, providing professional development to her colleagues after only a few years of teaching. After serving as an instructional leader, Assistant Principal, Middle School Principal, Executive Director of Technology, and Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction, Pupil Personnel Services, and Technology in various school districts in the region, Ellen joined the LHRIC as the Executive Director in 2022.
Assistant Director, Administrative & Management Services
Christina D’Aiello brings to her role as Assistant Director of the LHRIC two decades experience supporting technology in education, both in K-8 and higher education settings. Her responsibilities include financial oversight of the LHRIC budget and management of the Network and Applications Support, including the departments of Financial Services and Student Information Services. She holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Science and a master’s in Business Administration.