Marybeth Flachbart

Marybeth works on technical assistance projects for the Northwest Comprehensive Center, REL Northwest, and other projects related to literacy, school improvement, and educational leadership in Idaho and beyond. Her prior experience includes being CEO of the Neuhaus Education Center (a nonprofit think tank for literacy solutions) and deputy superintendent for student achievement and school improvement for the state of Idaho. She’s worked with legislators, school board members, superintendents, state education agencies, and private foundations to meet the needs of all learners. Marybeth received a B.A. from Marymount Manhattan College, New York, an M.Ed. from Fairfield University, Connecticut, and an Ed.D. from Boise State University.

Being at Education Northwest gives me an opportunity to apply evidenced-based practices where it counts most—in the classroom. Daily, I have a chance to bring the science to scale.

Blog Posts

Developing the Strengths of Students with Dyslexia: Six Teaching Strategies

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February 17th, 2017

Students with dyslexia are intelligent but struggle to "crack the code" of written language. What can educators do to best support them in the classroom?

Looking Back on Our First 50 Years: Building a Foundation for Change in Idaho

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October 20th, 2015

As we approach our 50th anniversary, we are running a series on the work we do with the five states that make up our region. This post looks at how Idaho is changing and what’s needed to meet the demands of an evolving workforce.