Chayne Turano is the Quality and Improvement Program Manager at the National Student Support Accelerator. She is passionate about providing high-quality education to all students to help them accel and achieve a rich and fulfilling life. She served as a Teacher in New Jersey for 13 years, serving students and families of diverse backgrounds including English Language Learners, Special Education, and Gifted and Talented students. In this role, she developed science curricula and activities that captured the spirit of the Next Generation Science Standards, developed professional development for staff, served as a technology trainer.
Chayne has served on the Tutoring Educator Advisory Group for the National Student Support Accelerator since July 2020. She collaborated with the NSSA to evaluate resources, discuss implementation issues, and provide the teacher’s perspective on high-impact tutoring tools. She transitioned to full-time work with the National Student Support Accelerator in 2023.
Chayne holds a Master’s degree in Education from the Rutgers New Brunswick Graduate School of Education and an Undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from Rutgers University.