Kathy Conley started her professional career as a Corporate Data Analyst before realizing her lifelong ambition to be an educator. She started out as a High School Math and Science teacher and moved onto building and district administration. She has held the following positions: Principal, Director of Pupil Personnel Services including Special Education and Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction, Professional Personnel and Technology.
When the state database was introduced in 2003, she immersed herself in all aspects of state reporting by serving as the CIO for six districts simultaneously and worked with many additional districts to train staff to use data in their instructional decision making. Her experiences have provided a unique background for her new role as the Executive Director of the LHRIC. Kathy previously served as Assistant Executive Director where she was responsible for Instructional Technology, State Reporting, Data Warehousing, Data Analysis, Test Scoring and APPR compliance. Kathy has been with the LHRIC since 2011.
Assistant Director, Administrative & Management Services
Christina D’Aiello has an undergraduate degree in Computer Science and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. Her professional background has been focused on supporting technology in education for almost 20 years, both in K-8 and Higher Education settings. Since she’s joined the LHRIC three years ago, her responsibilities as Assistant Director of the LHRIC have included financial oversight of its budget along with management responsibilities in Network and Applications Support including the Financial Services and Student Information Services departments.