Leadership

Center Director

Bernie Sorenson

Bernie Sorenson

Center Director

State Directors

Tamara Van Wyhe

Tamara Van Wyhe

State Director
Alaska
Bernie Sorenson

Bernie Sorenson

Interim State Director
Oregon
Beth Geiger

Beth Geiger

State Director
Washington

Project Leads

Amy Jo Meiners

Literacy Specialist
Literacy
Alaska
Beth Geiger

Beth Geiger

Tribal Consultant
Tribal Education
Washington
Tamara Van Wyhe

Tamara Van Wyhe

Education Specialist
AK Rise
Alaska


Executive Team

Head Shot Sheryl Weinberg

Julie Staley

Executive Director
SERRC
Alaska
Amber Eaton

Amber Eaton

Program Administrator
OAESD
Oregon

Jessica Vavrus

Executive Director
AESD
Washington


Advisory Board

Barbara Adams

Barbara Adams

Consultant
Adams Analytic Solutions
Alaska
Carl Chamblee

Carl Chamblee

State School Improvement Coach
Yupiit School District
Alaska
Joel Isaak

Joel Isaak

Project Coordinator
Alaska Department of Education & Early Development
Alaska
Dr. Michael Johnson

Dr. Michael Johnson

Commissioner
Education & Early Development of Alaska
Alaska
Christine O'Connor

Christine O'Connor

Executive Director
Alaska Telecom Association
Shaun Streyle

Shaun Streyle

Superintendent
Delta/Greely School District
Alaska
Doug Walrath

Doug Walrath

Director
Northwestern Alaska Career and Technical Center
Alaska
Charlie Bauer

Charlie Bauer

ELL / Migrant Education / Indian Education Coordinator
Youth and Family Services Division of Multnomah County
Oregon
Kristi Dille

Kristi Dille

President
Oregon PTA
Oregon
Jonathan Fernow

Jonathan Fernow

Director
Oregon Migrant Education Service Center, Willamette ESD
Oregon
Julia Heffernan

Dr. Julia Heffernan

Graduate Director of Curriculum and Instruction
University of Oregon
Oregon
David Parker

David Parker

Superintendent
Forest Grove School District
Oregon
Dr. Christine M. T. Pitts

Dr. Christine M. T. Pitts

Resident Policy Fellow
Center on Reinventing Public Education
Oregon
Carmen Xiomara Urbina

Carmen Xiomara Urbina

Deputy Director
Oregon Department of Education
Oregon
Jon Lee Claymore

Jon Lee Claymore

Executive Director of Native Education
Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction
Washington
Anthony Craig

Dr. Anthony Craig

Director, Leadership for Learning Program
University of Washington
Washington
Cindy Kelly

Cindy Kelly

Tribal Ambassador
Washington State School Directors' Association
Washington
Larry Francois

Larry Francois

Superintendent
Northwest ESD
Washington
Patricia Whitefoot

Patricia Whitefoot

Director
Indian Education Program and Yakama Wellness Coalition
Washington
Mary Wilber

Mary Wilber

Director
Eastside Native Education Program
Washington


Evaluator

Janet Gordon

Dr. Janet Gordon

Vice President for Education Systems
Kauffman & Associates, Inc.