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National Board Certified Staff

The Issaquah School District is proud to have more than 180 National Board Certified teachers and administrators as part of its staff. National Board Certification was designed to develop, retain and recognize accomplished teachers, and to generate ongoing improvement in schools nationwide. It is the most respected professional certification available in K-12 education.

The certification process is designed to collect standards-based evidence of accomplished practice, which are broken down into four components (Content Knowledge, Differentiation in Instruction, Teaching Practice and Learning Environment, and Effective and Reflective Practitioner), and can take from one to five years to complete.

For more information, please visit the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards website.

Below please find a gallery of all teachers in the Issaquah School District who have received this esteemed certification.

Administrators and Specialists:

Prior to becoming assistant principals, principals, and directors, many administrators in the Issaquah School District earned their National Board Certification while working in the classroom as well. They are also listed below and noted by their current position title.

Carrie Alexander

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
December 2006

Favorite Children's Book: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

  • Creekside Elementary

Shannon Anthony

English Language Arts/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
December 2018

Favorite Young Adult Novel: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

  • Issaquah High School

Andrea Antrim

English As A New Language/ Early Adolescence Through Young Adulthood
December 2020

Favorite Young Adult Novel: Miss Rumphius Book by Barbara Cooney

  • Liberty High School

Erin Armstrong

Mathematics/ Early Adolescence
November 2014
Dean of Students

Favorite Children's Book: Charlotte's Web by E.B. White

  • Liberty High School

AnnaMaria Austin

School Counseling/ Early Childhood Through Young Adulthood
November 2011

Favorite Children's Book: The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

  • Issaquah Middle School

Kari Bartels

Reading-Language Arts/ Early And Middle Childhood
December 2006

Favorite Children's Book: Charlotte's Web by E.B. White

  • Grand Ridge Elementary

Kristin Beasley

School Counseling/ Early Childhood Through Young Adulthood
December 2017

Favorite Children's Book: Wonder by R.J. Palacio

  • Maywood Middle School

Emily Beckford

Generalist/ Early Childhood
December 2017

Favorite Children's Book: Stellaluna by Janell Cannon

  • Creekside Elementary

Kristie Bennett

Science/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
December 2017

Favorite Young Adult Novels: The Martian by Andy Weir and Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

  • Skyline High School

Josh Berg

English Language Arts/ Early Adolescence
November 2010

Favorite Children's Book: The BFG by Roald Dahl

  • Pine Lake Middle School

Laura Berry

Library Media/ Early Childhood Through Young Adulthood
November 2009

Favorite Children's Book: Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery

  • Cougar Mountain Middle School

Laura Biller

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
December 2018

Favorite Children's Book: Holes by Louis Sachar

  • Cedar Trails Elementary

Buddy Bland

Physical Education/ Early Adolescence Through Young Adulthood
November 2011

  • Issaquah High School

Kathleen Blanding

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2012

Favorite Children's Book: Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell

  • Cedar Trails Elementary

Brooke Blowers

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
December 2019

Favorite Children's Book: Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg

  • Endeavour Elementary

Steve Boynton

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2012

Favorite Children's Book: The City of Ember by Jeanne Duprau

  • Cougar Ridge Elementary

Kelly Brunell

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2010

Favorite Children's Book: The Nancy Drew Series By Carolyn Keene

  • Maple Hills Elementary

Deanna Buder

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2011

Favorite Children's Book: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

  • Cedar Trails Elementary

Jeffrey Burgard

Science/ Early Adolescence
November 2013

Favorite Young Adult Novel: Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

  • Pine Lake Middle School

Lucynda Campbell

Exceptional Needs Specialist/ Early Childhood Through Young Adulthood
December 2017

Favorite Children's Book: The Tree House that Jack Built by Bonnie Verburg

  • Cougar Ridge Elementary

Shona Campbell

English Language Arts/ Early Adolescence
November 2010

Favorite Young Adult Novel: The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett

  • Pacific Cascade Middle School

Allyson Carpenter

Generalist/ Early Childhood
December 2017

Favorite Children's Book: Enemy Pie by Derek Munson

  • Cougar Ridge Elementary

Elisabeth Carroll

Generalist/ Early Childhood
December 2017

Favorite Children's Book: The Three Legged Cat by Margaret Mahy

  • Cougar Ridge Elementary

Susan Carr

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early And Middle Childhood
November 2010

Favorite Children's Book: Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

  • Apollo Elementary

Tricia Cecil

Science/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2013
GLAD Specialist

Favorite Children's Book: The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

  • Administration Building

Jennifer Cerasoli

English-Lang Arts/ Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2008

Favorite Children's Book: Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson

  • Issaquah High School

Gloria Cho

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early And Middle Childhood
November 2010

Favorite Children's Book: Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

  • Challenger Elementary

Aubreanna Clark

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early And Middle Childhood
December 2020

Favorite Children's Book: She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton

  • Issaquah Valley Elementary

Jessica Clark

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early And Middle Childhood
November 2013

Favorite Children's Book: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

  • Sunny Hills Elementary

Stacy Clawson

School Counseling/ Early Childhood Through Young Adulthood
December 2017
Counseling Specialist

Favorite Young Adult Book: Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell

  • Administration Building

Leora Clemans

Health Education/ Early Adolescence Through Young Adulthood
December 2017

Favorite Children's Book: Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein

  • Beaver Lake Middle School

Emily Combellick

School Counseling/ Early Childhood Through Young Adulthood
December 2017

Favorite Children's Book: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

  • Issaquah High School

Kathy Connally

Science/ Adolescence & Young Adult
December 2004
Director of Teaching & Learning

Favorite Children's Book: The Three Questions by Jon Muth

  • Administration Building

Erin Connolly

Social Studies/ Adolescent & Young Adult
November 2014
Principal

  • Issaquah High School

Kirsten Cossano

English Language Arts/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
December 2017

Favorite Children's Book: Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne

  • Skyline High School

Vale Crain Baxter

Mathematics/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2009

Favorite Book: The Colossal Book of Mathematics by Martin Gardner

  • Issaquah High School

Cami Cress

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts /Early And Middle Childhood
December 2018

Favorite Children's Book: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

  • Sunset Elementary

Mary Margaret Cruz

Mathematics/ Early Adolescence
December 2020

Favorite Children's Book: Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

  • Beaver Lake Middle School

Jessica Daley

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2004

Favorite Children's Book: Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery

  • Sunset Elementary

Stephen Darnell

Social Studies-History/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2007

Favorite Young Adult Novel: A Separate Peace by John Knowles

  • Liberty High School

Keri Dean

English Language Arts/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2009

Favorite Children's Book: I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew by Dr. Seuss

  • Issaquah High School

David Dingler

Social Studies-History/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
December 2018

Favorite Children's Book: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

  • Liberty High School

Steve Doyle

Social Studies-History/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2007

Favorite Children's Book: The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss

  • Echo Glen School

Rowena Duane

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2009
Elementary Curriculum Specialist

Favorite Children's Book: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo

  • Administration Building

Kyle Duggan

Mathematics/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2012

  • Skyline High School

Tom Elliot

Mathematics/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
December 2019

Favorite Novel: Watership Down by Richard Adams

  • Skyline High School

Eric Ensey

English Language Arts/ Early Adolescence
November 2009

Favorite Young Adult Novel: Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick

  • Pine Lake Middle School

Stephanie Erickson

Generalist/ Early Childhood
December 2018

Favorite Children's Book: Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae

  • Cougar Ridge Elementary

Brittany Fannon

Social Studies-History/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
December 2020

Favorite Children's Book: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

  • Liberty High School

Jared Fernandez

Science/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2013

  • Issaquah High School

Brenda Fortier

Physical Education/ Early Adolescence Through Young Adulthood
November 2011

Favorite Children's Book: Andrew Henry’s Meadow by Doris Burn

  • Issaquah High School

Patti Foryan

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2010
Assistant Principal

Favorite Children's Book: The Poky Little Puppy by Janette Sebring Lowrey

  • Sunset Elementary

Natalie Fowler

English Language Arts/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
December 2020

Favorite Children's Book: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

  • Skyline High School

Laura Gacayan

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2010

Favorite Children's Book: The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles by Julie Andrews Edwards

  • Clark Elementary

Erica Garcia

World Languages/ Early Adolescence Through Young Adulthood
December 2019

Favorite Novel: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

  • Liberty High School

John Gardiner

Social Studies-History/Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2014
Assistant Principal

Favorite Children's Book: Just the Two of Us by Will Smith

  • Maywood Middle School

Laura Garsson

Music/Early Adolescence Through Young Adulthood
December 2018

  • Pine Lake Middle School

Stephen Gillespie

Science/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
December 2017

Favorite Children's Book: The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

  • Skyline High School

Jenny Godley

Science/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2010

Favorite Book: Catch 22 by Joseph Heller

  • Skyline High School

Carrie Granados

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early And Middle Childhood
November 2014

Favorite Children's Book: Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes

  • Endeavour Elementary
  • Sunny Hills Elementary

Marcy Grossman

Mathematics/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2014

  • Issaquah High School

Lauren Hammer

English Language Arts/ Early Adolescence
November 2014

  • Pine Lake Middle School

Kim Hand

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2015

  • Pine Lake Middle School

Julie Harding

Exceptional Needs Specialist/ Early Childhood Through Young Adulthood
November 2009

Favorite Children's Books: Gypsy Girl's Best Shoes by Anne Rockwell and Robert the Rose Horse by Joan Heilbroner

  • Sunny Hills Elementary

Kristi Hardy

Mathematics/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2014

Favorite Children's Book: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

  • Issaquah High School

Karen Harmon

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
December 2017

Favorite Children's Book: Gossamer by Lois Lowry

  • Administration Building
  • Beaver Lake Middle School

Dawn Harper

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2009

Favorite Children's Book: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brain Selznick

  • Administration Building

Gregory Harrington

Social Studies-History/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2012

Favorite Young Adult Novel: My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George

  • Issaquah High School

Nicole Harrington

Mathematics/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
December 2017

  • Issaquah High School

Jennifer Hartley

Generalist/ Early Childhood
December 2017

Favorite Children's Book: The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

  • Cougar Ridge Elementary

Erin Hayes

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early And Middle Childhood
December 2017

Favorite Children's Book: Chalk by Bill Thomson

  • Challenger Elementary

Kara Heaphy

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early And Middle Childhood
November 2009

Favorite Young Adult Book: My Friend the Enemy by Dan Smith

  • Beaver Lake Middle School

Shannon Henderson

English Language Arts/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2009

Favorite Children's Book: The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

  • Issaquah High School

Kelly Henry

Science/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
December 2017

Favorite Children's Series: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

  • Issaquah High School

Melissa Hirshberg

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early And Middle Childhood
November 2014

  • Challenger Elementary

Tiffany Holland

Generalist/ Early Childhood
December 2017

Favorite Children's Book: Llama Llama Mad at Mama by Anna Dewdney

  • Cougar Ridge Elementary

Donna Hood

English Language Arts/ Adolescence and Young Adult
November 2005
Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources

Favorite Young Adult Novel: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

  • Administration Building

Holly Hopla Cornelison

English Language Arts/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
December 2018
English Language Arts Specialist - Secondary

  • Administration Building

Julie Howard

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2009

Favorite Children's Book: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

  • Newcastle Elementary

Natasha Hoyt

Mathematics/ Early Adolescence
November 2013

Favorite Young Adult Novel: Divergent by Veronica Roth

  • Pacific Cascade Middle School

Brendan Hyland

Physical Education/ Early Adolescence Through Young Adulthood
November 2013

  • Skyline High School

Agnes Jang

Generalist/ Early Childhood
November 2013

  • Cougar Ridge Elementary

Neely Jarrell

Exceptional Needs Specialist/ Early Childhood Through Young Adulthood
December 2017

Favorite Children's Book: Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes

  • Pine Lake Middle School

Ellen Jarvinen

Career And Technical Education/ Early Adolescence Through Young Adulthood
November 2014

  • Issaquah High School

Kristin Johnsen

Social Studies-History/ Early Adolescence
November 2010

Favorite Children's Book: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

  • Issaquah Middle School

Lena Jones

Science/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2013

Favorite Children's Book: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

  • Administration Building

Oliver Jones

Science/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2013

Favorite Children's Book: The Big O by Shel Silverstein

  • Gibson Ek High School

Margaret Kaufman

Exceptional Needs Specialist/ Early Childhood Through Young Adulthood
December 2006

Favorite Children's Book: Love You Forever by Robert Munsch

  • Discovery Elementary

Allison King

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
December 2018

Favorite Children's Book: The Giver by Lois Lowry

  • Cedar Trails Elementary

Tia Kleinkopf

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2015
Principal

Favorite Children's Book: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling

  • Briarwood Elementary

Kristina Klein

World Languages/ Early Adolescence Through Young Adulthood
December 2018

Favorite Children's Book: The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle

  • Pine Lake Middle School

Karen Kline

Library Media/ Early Childhood Through Young Adulthood
November 2011

Favorite Children's Book: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin

  • Beaver Lake Middle School

Jill Klune

English As A New Language/ Early Adolescence Through Young Adulthood
November 2009

Favorite Children's Book: Stepping Stones by Margriet Ruurs

  • Administration Building

Leilani Kollasch

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early And Middle Childhood
November 2013

Favorite Children's Book: Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

  • Briarwood Elementary

Kevin Krein

English Language Arts/ Early Adolescence
November 2011

Favorite Children's Book: Ok for Now by Gary Schmidt

  • Maywood Middle School

Peter Kurtz

Social Studies-History/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2016

Favorite Children's Book: The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

  • Liberty High School

Erin Kwok Tak Hing

English Language Arts/ Early Adolescence
November 2012

Favorite Children's Book: Blue Skin of the Sea by Graham Salisbury

  • Pacific Cascade Middle School

Julie Larsen

English Language Arts/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2010

Favorite Young Adult Novel: The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak

  • Liberty High School

Jennifer Lasik-Thompson

English As A New Language/ Early And Middle Childhood
December 2019

Favorite Young Adult Novel: Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

  • Endeavour Elementary

Emily Lee

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2011

  • Administration Building

Allison Lehr

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2011

Favorite Children's Book: A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead

  • Cougar Mountain Middle School

Henry Level

English Language Arts/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2014

Favorite Children's Book: Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! by Dr. Seuss

  • Liberty High School

Colleen Maher

Exceptional Needs Specialist/ Early Childhood Through Young Adulthood
November 2014

  • Pine Lake Middle School

Ross Matheny

English Language Arts/ Early Adolescence
November 2010

Favorite Young Adult Novel: Tangerine by Edward Bloor

  • Liberty High School

Christopher May

English Language Arts/ Early Adolescence
November 2009

Favorite Children's Book: Okay For Now by Gary D. Schmidt

  • Maywood Middle School

Kathleen McConnell

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2012

  • Cascade Ridge Elementary

Andrea McCormick

English Language Arts/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2010
Executive Director of High School Education

Favorite Children's Book: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

  • Administration Building

Colin McCormick

Social Studies-History/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2012

Favorite Children's Book: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

  • Gibson Ek High School

Erin McKee

Social Studies-History/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2012
Principal

Favorite Children's Book: Corduroy by Don Freeman  

  • Cougar Mountain Middle School

Emily Melograna

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early And Middle Childhood
December 2018

Favorite Children's Book: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

  • Grand Ridge Elementary

Laura Meserole

School Counseling/ Early Childhood Through Young Adulthood
December 2018

Favorite Children's Book: The Giver by Lois Lowry

  • Pacific Cascade Middle School

Michelle Moon

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early And Middle Childhood
December 2017

Favorite Children's Book: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

  • Discovery Elementary

Joshua Moore

Social Studies-History/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2010

Favorite Children's Book: Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

  • Administration Building

Amy Mudrovich

Exceptional Needs Specialist/ Early Childhood Through Young Adulthood
November 2014

Favorite Children's Book: James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

  • Grand Ridge Elementary

Kathleen Myers

Mathematics/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
December 2017

  • Issaquah High School

Nicole Newton

Art/ Early Adolescence Through Young Adulthood
November 2011

  • Issaquah High School

Margaret Pearson

Generalist/ Early Childhood
November 2012

  • Sunset Elementary

Kelsey Peck

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early Middle Childhood
November 2014

Favorite Children's Book: The BFG by Roald Dahl

  • Sunny Hills Elementary

Nicole Perriella-Rehmke

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2011

Favorite Children's Book: Ada Twist Scientist by Andrea Beaty

  • Sunset Elementary

Neal Pollock

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2011

Favorite Children's Book: Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell

  • Cedar Trails Elementary

Megan Porter

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early And Middle Childhood
November 2011

Favorite Children's Book:The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo

  • Sunset Elementary

Kevin Proudfoot

Music/ Early And Middle Childhood
December 2018

Favorite Children's Book: Baby Beluga by Raffi

  • Challenger Elementary

Carrie Reckling

World Languages/ Early Adolescence Through Young Adulthood
November 2008
Principal

Favorite Children's Book: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

  • Issaquah Middle School

Benjamin Reed

Mathematics/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2010

  • Gibson Ek High School

Cheryl Reed

Health Education/ Early Adolescence Through Young Adulthood
November 2012

Favorite Children's and Young Adult Novels: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

  • Skyline High School

Frank Reichlin

English Language Arts/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
December 2017

  • Issaquah High School

Marisa Reinsch

Mathematics/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2011

Favorite Children's Book: The Monster at the End of This Book, Starring Lovable, Furry Old Grover by Jon Stone

  • Skyline High School

Tonja Reischl

English Language Arts/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2010

  • Gibson Ek High School

Patti Riley

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early And Middle Childhood
December 2017

Favorite Children's Book: Olivia by Ian Falconer

  • Issaquah Valley Elementary

Laura Russell

Science/ Early Adolescence
November 2014

Favorite Children's Book: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

  • Pine Lake Middle School

Christie Santodomingo

Science/ Early Adolescence
November 2007

Favorite Children's Book: Oh the Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss

  • Issaquah Middle School

Carolyn Santos

English Language Arts/ Early Adolescence
November 2010

Favorite Children's Book: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

  • Pine Lake Middle School

Renee Saucier

English As A New Language/ Early And Middle Childhood
November 2008

  • Issaquah Valley Elementary

Angela Schubbe

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early And Middle Childhood
December 2018

Favorite Children's Book: The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder

  • Cascade Ridge Elementary

Celina Schulenberg

School Counseling/ Early Childhood Through Young Adulthood
December 2020

Favorite Children's Book: A Flicker of Hope by Julia Cook

  • Sunny Hills Elementary

Jamie Scordino

Mathematics/ Early Adolescence
December 2019

Favorite Children's Book: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

  • Skyline High School

Alexandria Sedlacek

Mathematics/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
December 2017

Favorite Children's Book: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

  • Skyline High School

Dylan Sedlak

Exceptional Needs Specialist/ Early Childhood Through Young Adulthood
December 2017

Favorite Children's Book: Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

  • ACT - Academy for Community Transition
  • Gibson Ek High School

Chelsea Shafer

English Language Arts/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
December 2017

Favorite Children's Book: Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry

  • Skyline High School

Andrew Shanafelt

Career And Technical Education/ Early Adolescence Through Young Adulthood
December 2020

Favorite Children's Book: Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown

  • Issaquah High School

Edana Shawver

Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2004

Favorite Children's Book: The Wayside School Series by Louis Sachar

  • Cascade Ridge Elementary

Natalie Sheehan

Social Studies-History/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
December 2019

Favorite Book: The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley

  • Issaquah High School

Hearan Shim

Mathematics/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2014

Favorite Book: Surely You’re Joking Mr. Feynman! by Richard P Feynman

  • Skyline High School

Melissa Skone

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early And Middle Childhood
November 2014

Favorite Children's Book: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

  • Creekside Elementary

Kyle Smith

English Language Arts/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
December 2020

  • Skyline High School

Christina Stempson

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early And Middle Childhood
November 2011

Favorite Children's Book: Wish by Barbara O’Connor

  • Maple Hills Elementary

Erin Stephens

Science/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2011

Favorite Book: Biology in Focus by Campbell

  • Liberty High School

Jessica Stephens

Generalist/ Early Childhood
December 2018

Favorite Children's Book: The Amelia Bedilia Series by Peggy Parish

  • Creekside Elementary

Alex Stevens

Science/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
December 2018

  • Issaquah High School

Holly Stipe

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2000

Favorite Author: Ray Bradbury

  • Cougar Mountain Middle School

Jessica Suarez

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2010

Favorite Children's Novel: The Cay by Theodore Taylor

  • Creekside Elementary

Sarah Sundt

English Language Arts/ Early Adolescence
December 2018

Favorite Children's Book: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

  • Beaver Lake Middle School

Karen Sunmark

Music/ Early Adolescence Through Young Adulthood
November 2009

Favorite Children's Book: Lad: A Dog by Albert Payton Terhune

  • Maywood Middle School

Ann Swiftney

Social Studies-History/ Early Adolescence
November 2008

  • Cougar Mountain Middle School

Ty Swiftney

Science/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2014

  • Skyline High School

Kathryn Tasa

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2011

Favorite Children's Book: Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

  • Creekside Elementary

HB Telling

Mathematics/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
December 2018

Favorite Children's Book: Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

  • Creekside Elementary

Stephanie Tolonen

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early And Middle Childhood
November 2010

Favorite Children's Book: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

  • Maywood Middle School

Cristina Uramis

World Languages/ Early Adolescence Through Young Adulthood
November 2009

  • Issaquah High School

Michele Van More

Social Studies-History/ Early Adolescence
November 2008

Favorite Children's Book: The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss

  • Pacific Cascade Middle School

Kathryn Velloth

Science/ Early Adolescence
November 2011

Favorite Young Adult Novel: Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

  • Pacific Cascade Middle School

Ellen Voigt

World Languages: Spanish/ Early Adolescence through Young Adult
December 2018

Favorite Children's Book: The Meg Mackintosh Mystery Series by Lucinda Landon

  • Issaquah High School

Gretel Von Bargen

Science/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2007

Favorite Children's Book: Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas by Jim Ottaviani and Maris Wick

  • Skyline High School

Shelly Ward

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2000

Favorite Children's Book: The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes

  • Administration Building

Heather Weider

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2011

Favorite Children's Book: The One and Only Ivan by Kathrine Applegate

  • Pacific Cascade Middle School

Ann Wertz

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early And Middle Childhood
November 2012

Favorite Children's Book: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

  • Briarwood Elementary

Michaela Wickenheiser

Science/ Early Adolescence
November 2013

Favorite Children's Book: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

  • Issaquah Middle School

Chris Wieland

Science/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
December 2017

Favorite Children's Book: Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare

  • Cougar Mountain Middle School

Lucia Willeman

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2011

Favorite Children's Book: Mary Malloy and the Baby Who Wouldn’t Sleep by Niki Daly

  • Sunny Hills Elementary

Ami Williams

Mathematics/ Adolescence And Young Adulthood
November 2001

Favorite Young Adult Novel: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

  • Skyline High School

Katlyn Wilson

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early And Middle Childhood
December 2018

Favorite Children's Book: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

  • Endeavour Elementary

Jessica Wride

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early And Middle Childhood
November 2015

  • Administration Building

Stephanie Wright

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2009

Favorite Children's Book: Good Night Story for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo

  • Clark Elementary

Reyna Yamamoto

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
November 2009

Favorite Children's Book: Elephant and Piggie by Mo Willems

  • Issaquah Valley Elementary

Kari Young

Generalist/ Middle Childhood
December 2020

Favorite Children's Book: Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo

  • Issaquah Valley Elementary

Danielle Zelinski

School Counseling/ Early Adolescence Through Young Adulthood
November 2009
Athletic Director

Favorite Children's Book: The Ramona Quimby Series by Beverly Cleary

  • Liberty High School