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Team Members

Todd Cherner, Ph.D.

Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief

Since founding App Ed Review, Todd has composed several dozen app reviews, trained App Ed Review’s editorial board members, and authored multiple documents to promote App Ed Review.

Corey Lee, Ph.D.

Co-Founder and Webmaster

Since founding App Ed Review, Dr. Lee has worked to construct App Ed Review’s interactive website and strategized methods for sharing App Ed Review with teachers from across the United States. Dr. Lee teaches at Coastal Carolina University. Throughout his career of teaching, he developed strong interests in the areas of distance education, mobile learning, interactive multimedia, and graphic/website design. In his classes, he introduces a wide range of software application and open-source packages to students, allowing them to master computer-based tools used in the design and creation of electronic media, such as electronic images, sounds, videos, text, and motion.

Alex Fegely, M.Ed

Director of Digital Learning and Outreach

Alex Fegely is a Lecturer and Instructional Technology Specialist at Coastal Carolina University. Previously, Alex was a high school social studies teacher at The Academy for the Arts, Science, and Technology, a STEM school in Myrtle Beach, and he has also taught English and Digital Media. Alex believes that technology is an invaluable classroom tool for differentiating instruction and engaging learners.

Robert Jenkins

Director of Sales and Marketing

Robert Jenkins has 30 years of experience in software sales and marketing. His last 10 years was spent serving the K-12 education technology market. Most notably he worked at Promethean, at the time the world market leader in Interactive whiteboards and lesson preparation software. Robert served in various capacities at Promethean such as sales manager, national product manager, and sales development manager of the relationship with the multi-billion dollar companies Dell and CDWG. At App Ed Review Robert wants to bring his experience in education technology and his sincere desire to help teachers and administrators pick the best educational applications for their students.

Crystal Cox, Ph.D.

App Developer

Dr. Crystal Cox is an Associate Professor in the department of Computing Sciences at Coastal Carolina University. She completed the honors program and her undergraduate degree in Computer Science here at Coastal, where she graduated as valedictorian. After graduation, she worked as a programmer/analyst at Horry Telephone and later earned a M.S. and Ph.D in Computer Information Systems at Nova Southeastern University. She is chair of the Information Systems Curriculum committee.

Lauren Santaniello, M.Ed

App Reviewer and App Researcher

Lauren Santaniello is a Graduate Assistant at Coastal Carolina University in the Spadoni College of Education where she is studying Educational Literacy. Originally from New Jersey, Lauren graduated from Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2013 where she received a degree in Literature and Secondary Education; she currently holds a New Jersey teaching license. At Coastal Carolina, Lauren works in The Center for Educational Research & Evaluation where she spearheads a college magazine, helps organize and promote educational forums, and assists professors in studies by collecting and analyzing research material. Lauren is the author of a young adult series titled Death of Ignorance, which was published by the New Jersey based company, Stories to Tale.

Judy Dix, M.Ed

Assistant to Editor-in-Chief

Judy has supported App Ed Review by promoting it to teachers, ensuring the quality of its posted reviews, assisting in research efforts, and contributing to scholarly works. Judy is passionate about supporting efforts that aid teachers with integrating technology into their instructional practices, as well as serving as being an advocate for the profession. She holds an undergraduate degree in Telecommunications Management and recently completed a graduate degree program in education with an Instructional Technology concentration.