Celine Provini: Editor
Celine Provini joined EducationWorld as editor in 2011. She was previously program director for The Governor’s Prevention Partnership, where she trained educators to implement and evaluate best practices with regard to positive school climate, bullying prevention, youth mentoring and drug/alcohol prevention. Provini authored A Parent’s Guide to Preventing Underage Drinking as well as Human Relations Media’s Prescription Drugs Update: Teacher’s Resource Book. Provini taught several developmental psychology courses at Fordham University, taught English composition at Goodwin College and worked as a substitute teacher in several Connecticut towns. She also did writing and editing for a variety of online and print publications, created test items for The Princeton Review and conducted quality control evaluations for teacher licensing exams. Provini has done research demonstrating the relationship between school climate and student achievement. She holds a doctorate in Applied Developmental Psychology from Fordham University and a B.A. in English and Psychology from Hofstra University.
Jason Cunningham: Social Media Editor
Jason Cunningham joined Education World as social media editor in 2012. After serving as a reporter for the Journal Inquirer newspaper, he received his B.A. in journalism from Central Connecticut State University. During his time at CCSU, Cunningham was the CCSU Recorder’s entertainment section editor and news section editor and a DJ at the university radio station, WFCS 107.7. He successfully established and directed WFCS’ new “indie music” department. In addition, while completing a production assistant internship at WNPR (Connecticut’s NPR affiliate), he reported news stories and managed related social media sites. In 2011, Cunningham co-founded Mysterious Cat Crafts, a unique site featuring contemporary and vintage art pieces. He expanded the business’ social media following, which has included a successful presence on Etsy.com as well as a popular arts and lifestyle blog.