Beth Geiger is the WA State Director for the Region 16 Comprehensive Center. Beth comes to this position after several years working with Washington State’s Professional Educator Standards Board, where she served as Associate Director for Educator Pathways and Workforce Development.
Prior to moving to Washington, Beth worked at Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples in Northern California, where she served as the research and strategic assistant to the organization’s President. She is originally from Southeast Alaska and has a history of critical research on social and environmental justice issues tied to her home state, including her master’s degree work examining sociopolitical barriers to Tlingit language revitalization and the repercussions of Alaska’s education system for Alaska Native students.
She holds a master’s degree in social science from Humboldt State University and a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies from the University of Alaska Southeast.