Mark provides technical assistance and professional development to school leaders and state department of education staff, particularly around school improvement, teacher professional learning communities, and student engagement. He plays a major role in the organization's REL Northwest work, where he serves as co-leader of the Washington Educational Service District Network Alliance. The alliance works to improve coordination of teaching and learning services among the state's nine ESDs. Before joining Education Northwest, Mark was a lead researcher at the Education Policy Improvement Center and a director of K-16 alignment for the Oregon University System.
August 28th, 2015
Education Northwest salutes Oregon’s Chief Education Officer Dr. Nancy Golden for an inspirational career serving students and the state of Oregon. As Nancy retires from her 42 years of service, she leaves behind an education system that is better because of her contributions. From her role as a...