Colleen Schoenfeld (she/her/hers) is the founder and Board President for the Center for Equity Education. She was previously a Senior Investigator at the University of Michigan, investigating Discrimination and Harassment concerns as well as Sexual Misconduct concerns. Prior to that she was a Civil Rights Investigator at Central Michigan University. Colleen began her career in the United States Army from 2003-2015 where in addition to flying Apaches, she also served as a Unit Victim Advocate and unit trainer. She received her bachelor’s degree in German in 2006 from Eastern Illinois University and her master’s degree in Public Administration in 2018 from Central Michigan University and is a current PhD student at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Colleen is passionate about providing equity education to the underserved K-12 community and about making reforms to the military's handling of sexual misconduct.
Nicholas Modglin (he/him/his), MPA, CNP is the Grant and Marketing Manager for the Center for Equity Education. Nicholas graduated from Central Michigan with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism and Psychology, and a master’s degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Nonprofit Management.
He is a certified nonprofit professional through the national accrediting body of Alliance Management Institute (AMI). Nicholas has been involved in the field of equity on various issues: prison reform, early childhood education, and food access. In his time in the nonprofit sector, he has held the titles of grant committee chair, development associate and grant writer.