OUR ORGANIZATION

Adinkra symbol for Lifelong Learning

bluknowledge n. [bloo • nol • ij]
origin: a word fusion: blueprint + knowledge

Bluknowledge LLC is a learning firm that advances equity through the design and study of learning experiences in schools and communities. Learn more.


OUR LEARNING BRAND

loravore n. [lôrə • vôr] a hunger for knowledge
origin: a word fusion: lore: a body of shared knowledge + vore: hunger

Loravore®️ Learning by Bluknowledge empowers school and community educators to design and deliver effective learning experiences. Learn more.


Bluknowledge Consulting Services

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OUR FOUNDER

Erika D. Tate, PhD | Founder & CEO

Dr. Erika D. Tate is the founder of Bluknowledge LLC, a learning firm that advances equity through the design and study of learning experiences for learners and organizations in schools and communities. Recently, she launched Loravore Learning to empower school and community educators to design and deliver effective learning experiences. 

For nearly 20 years, she has worked to advance education and community health through research, design, and evaluation. She has applied quantitative and qualitative methods to investigate evidence-based practices that support learning and health among children, youth, and adults, individually and as families and communities. She has also designed and delivered K-16 professional development across the country. She specializes in training and instructional coaching for elementary and secondary teachers that center on digital learning and STEM teaching and learning. Learn more.


OUR TEAM

Kristen M. Cellini, MA
Research Associate

Kristen M. Cellini joined the Bluknowledge team in August 2015.  Prior to joining the bluTeam, Kristen’s professional experience was primarily rooted in education-focused organizations.  She has a background in institutional research, working as an analyst for a multi-campus university, which fueled her love of working with data and designing tools and reports to help inform institutional decision-making.  More recently, she worked as an analyst for a national non-profit organization focused on ending K-12 educational inequalities. She earned her M.A. in sociology from Kent State University, with a specialization in social psychology.