Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute
is the Peter L. and Patricia O. Frechette Director of Teacher Professional Development. She develops, reviews, and evaluates on- and off-site Teacher Development programs and has collaborated with more than 120 school districts to develop programming and grant proposals for private and governmental funding. Since 1990, Tab has implemented the Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute which as of 2017 has welcomed more than 9,300 participants. She has presented at the National Council for Social Studies Conference, state affiliate organizations, and on- and off-site workshops.
is the Operations Manager. She is responsible for the integration of technology and media into on- and off-site professional development programming. Jodi also develops programming, works with two-day workshops, and manages the day-to-day operations of the Teacher Institute and on- and off-site workshops.
Henry (Andy) Engel
is a Coordinator-Trainer. He organizes Teacher Institute weeks and on- and off-site workshops throughout the year. In his previous position in Colonial Williamsburg’s Group Interpretations, Andy developed and facilitated both customized educational group visits and staff training.
Dr. William (Bill) Fetsko
is an instructional and curriculum specialist who assists with conferences, development and editing of resources, and teacher professional development programming. He spent 35 years in public education as a high school history teacher, district social studies supervisor, and curriculum coordinator before serving the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation since 1997 as a consultant and volunteer.
is the Administrative Operations Coordinator. She manages the database for registrations for all on- and off-site Teacher Development programs. Valerie has worked with the Foundation in different areas for more than two decades.