Christine H. Lopez, Ed.D. (center) is Founding President & CEO of C.H. Lopez Educational Consulting LLC

Christine H. Lopez, Ed.D. (center) is President & CEO of C.H. Lopez Educational Consulting LLC


Christine H. Lopez, Ed.D.

481 Memorial Parkway
Metuchen, NJ 08840

Phone: 732-243-9280
Fax: 732-243-9339

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  • Tutoring
  • Orton Gillingham
  • K12 Media Centers
  • Literacy Programs for Students & Teachers

Christine H. Lopez, Ed.D. is Founding President & CEO of C.H. Lopez Educational Consulting LLC offering contracted evaluations of school library media centers, school business office services. professional development programs, and student intervention services. A results-oriented school leader and entrepreneur with proven achievements in literacy, information literacy and organizational systems as well as professional development to support diverse communities of students, she is committed to facilitating the highest level of performance. She has also demonstrated extensive success in fund raising, grant writing, and team building through the implementation of change management which engages all stakeholders by inspiring students, parents, teachers and the greater school and organizational community.


The College of Saint Elizabeth, Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Cumulative GPA: 4.0  –  2011


It Takes a Community: Professional Development Strategies to Support Inclusion  –  2011

Kean University, Master of Arts, Educational Administration and Supervision  –  2006

Rutgers University, MLIS, SCILS  –  2002

Connecticut College, Bachelor of Arts  –  1986



Principal  –  2007

School Business Administrator  –  2007

Supervisor  –  2005

Educational Media Specialist (K-12)  –  2004

Elementary Education (K-8)  –  2003

Professional Librarian  –  2002



School Leadership

  • Function as Founding President and Chief Executive Officer for independent educational consulting firm
  • Lead start up initiatives for schools, media centers, and non-profits
  • Served as educational leader committed to robust, academic, college-preparatory programming
  • Spearhead strategic planning for all stakeholders to develop and implement a shared vision and mission


Professional Development

  • Demonstrate capacity to mobilize teachers, administrators, and influential community members
  • Proven expertise in instructional design and evaluation
  • Collaborate to design to design educational programs which raise expectations for the entire community
  • Possess financial management and budgeting expertise used to implement large-scale fundraising plans, secure government and private foundation grants to create and manage over $2 million in service integration programming.


Literacy and Information Literacy

  • Certified School Library Media Specialist proficient in instruction and integration of information literacy skills
  • Extensive knowledge of children’s, young adult, adult literature to facilitate growth in all curriculum areas
  • Implement explicit and inquiry-based instructional strategies to guide students in reading and writing formats
  • Orton-Gillingham trained interventionist



C.H. Lopez Educational Consulting LLC                                                                                                         

Founding President and Chief Executive Officer

Support schools, K12 media centers and non-profits. Collaborate to create sustainable systems, programs and structures with school leaders, faculty, parents and community members.  Provide direct instruction in literacy, information literacy, basic skills, and test preparation. Deliver professional development to include leadership training and mentoring.  Noted clients:

  • New Jersey Association of School Librarians (NJASL)
    • Registrar for a non-profit organization with over 1,200 members working with all districts in NJ
    • Manage database of over 2,000 contacts facilitating information access and outreach
    • Reconcile deposits and accounts payable through checks and purchase orders
  • Project Exceed – Director
    • Provide accelerated and supportive instruction in the areas of reading, writing and math
    • Orton Gillingham trained interventionist in the area of multi-sensory reading and writing instruction
    • Maintain digitally accessible media center for print resources, transiting to digital options
  • Newark Prep Charter School (K-12)
    • Conducted needs’ analysis and completed state and federal reports to include EVVRS, NJSMART, HIB
    • Served as PowerSchool administrator in coordinating data access through the SIS to state reports
    • Implemented PD and technology integration procedures, streamlining the SIS and reporting processes
  • Community Empowerment Network and Transition Services (CENTS NJ)               
    • Established 501(c)(3) status for a non-profit organization operating for charitable and educational purposes
    • Wrote by-laws for agency transitioning adults from a secondary settings to post-secondary opportunities
    • Established balanced budget protocols and identification of sources for funding through foundations


Title I and Basic Skills

Reporting to the Superintendent on the development and operation of the Title I & Supplemental Education programs

  • Lead, supervised/evaluated 40 teachers supporting 2500+ students enrolled in supplemental education programs
  • Infused technology within digitally-enhanced reading/math instruction, generating data to inform decision making
  • Developed personalized paths for reading and math mastery through Individual Student Improvement Plans
  • Managed a $3M NCLB budget, NCLB/Title I Plan, and DOE allocation of funds
  • Prepared Building and District Improvement Plans, providing interventions to achieve grade level expectations
  • Liaised between BOE and local, state, federal agencies and aligned supplemental and general education programs
  • Originated Title I Advisory Committee involving public and non-public principals and teachers


Head of School

Reported directly to the Board of Trustees on all matters pertaining to school performance, curriculum design, instruction, technology, facilities and business operations, in a school with a 90% eligibility for free/reduced lunch and a 50% eligibility for special education services

  • Designed and implemented systems for crisis management, NSLP, purchasing and facilities
  • Lead, supervised/evaluated 30 in a school with 200 students in grades 6-12
  • Supervised teachers through data-informed, personalized pathways, improving the passing rate by 23% (<3 overall)
  • Initiated an all-inclusive program (50% supplemental education) resulting in 1400% increase in students’ grades
  • Originated teacher assessment model (Danielson & McRel), shifting to differentiated, student directed learning
  • Increased parent engagement by 5x’s within four years through the creation of parent association
  • Wrote/revised curricula for grades 6-12, collaborating to develop standards-based models
  • Spearheaded initiatives to attained funding to support $2.3- $3M budget


School Library Media Specialist

Reporting directly to the administration on all matters to include technology, information literacy, virtual information systems

  • Created a functional library and taught 200+ classes, assisted an additional 1400 students/month
  • Wrote K-12 standards-based Media Center Curriculum to instruct information literacy and technology skills
  • Design resource systems in both virtual and print format aligned to the CCCS and district curricula
  • Created digital library by converting information pathways into digital environment, increasing circulation by 500%
  • Deliver professional development for administrators and teachers in information literacy skills and digital learning
  • Lead student programs increasing peer-tutor and community service opportunities by 400%
  • Operated the Saturday Program resulting in 50% improvement on standardized test scores
  • Directed school scheduling, curriculum design and community engagement programs, and PD programs
  • Managed annual district reading incentive program for 150+ 3-8 grade students,

National Catholic College Graduate Honor Society, Kappa Gamma Pi  –  2012

National Catholic Education Association (NCEA), Presenter, Annual Conventions  –  2011-2012

Woodbridge Township School District, Teacher of the Month  –  2004

The International Library and Information Science Honor Society, Beta Phi Mu  –  2003



From 2003 to present was awarded numerous grants totally 250+ K