Leslie Wilson Chief Executive Officer
Leslie is a founding member of the One-to-One Institute, a non-profit serving schools, districts, states and countries in successful implementation of 1:1 programs. Ms. Wilson co-directed Michigan’s 1:1 project, Freedom to Learn and served public education for 31 years in a number of administrator and teacher roles. She directs and manages the Institute's programs and operations while working with a collaborative cadre of state and national service providers. Ms. Wilson ensures hands on, shoulder to shoulder collaboration with each client wherever they are on the continuum of development or implementation. This includes help with planning, design and launch, curriculum and content integration, on-line assessment, leadership, and sustainability. Ms. Wilson and the team offer comprehensive professional learning and development, program templates for teachers, administrators and technology personnel to ensure success around the organizations’ project goals.
One-to-One Institute is the oversight enterprise for Project RED, the research project that demonstrates effectiveness and revenue positive results of well implemented school technology.
As co-chair of the National Steering Committee of One to One Directors, Ms. Wilson facilitates the network and collaboration among one to one practitioner leaders. She has extensively authored and presented around 21st century teaching/learning/leadership, 1:1 best practices and research. She serves on national and state committees aimed at transforming education.
As an Education Policy/Program Fellow with the Institute for Educational Leadership, Ms. Wilson facilitated the creation of an advanced fellowship program for educational technology leaders in Michigan. She completed her doctoral coursework in education leadership at the University of Michigan, MA in instructional technology from Wayne State University, special education administrator certification from Eastern Michigan University and a BS in education from the University of Michigan. Ms. Wilson was a certified adventure based counselor.
Michael Gielniak, Ph.D. Director of Programs and Development
Alicia M Sutfin, Program and Services Coordinator
Alicia Sutfin is a wife to husband, Steve, and a mother to eleven-year-old son Tyler. She loves to cook and in the words of her son is, "Even better than Rachael Ray, Mom!" Aside from her family and their dog, Lucy, Alicia's passions include: crocheting, reading, golfing, and genealogy. Having worked in the nonprofit world before, Alicia saw a great opportunity to use her many strengths here at One-to-One Institute. Not only is she the dulcet-toned voice you hear on the telephone, but she's the one you don't hear, behind the scenes, helping everyone else to look our best and to make our jobs go smoothly.