A team of passionate educators


Susan Santone

Founder and Executive Director

A former classroom teacher, Susan specializes in interdisciplinary curriculum design, educational policy, and teacher education. As head of Creative Change, she has led multiple curriculum reform and teacher education initiatives, working nationally with public schools, universities, and nonprofit organizations. Under her leadership, Creative Change has developed a broad client list ranging from Purdue University College of Engineering to the United Nations. Her expertise in sustainability education has landed her a role as content advisor for children’s media being developed by public TV producers WGBH. She is also an adjunct instructor in Teacher Education at Eastern Michigan University. She earned teacher certificates in social studies, music, and TESOL; and a Master’s degree in Intercultural and International Management from the SIT Graduate Institute in Brattleboro, Vermont.

Lisa Babe

Lisa is a former ESL and secondary science teacher with a strong understanding of environmental and social justice issues. Prior to working at Creative Change, Lisa was an adjunct instructor at Alpena Community College, and served as the educational coordinator for the NOAA Paleoclimatology Program in Boulder, CO. She has a Master’s degree in Secondary Science with an emphasis in ESL from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Kim Reynolds

Kim is an experienced middle school science and English teacher, with expertise in online professional development for teachers, and interdisciplinary curriculum development. She earned her elementary teaching certificate at Western Michigan University with endorsements in Science, English, and early childhood. She has a Master’s degree in Social Foundations of Education from Eastern Michigan University.

Anne Delaney

Anne is an Elementary Education major at Eastern Michigan University pursuing certification in math. She is passionate about sustainability, social equity, and connecting classroom learning to community problem-solving.

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