Early Learning

 

Education Northwest welcomes Stuart Ferguson as new Chief Financial Officer

Ferguson has more than 20 years of experience in financial leadership within the educational professional services industry. “To be part of an organization that is growing—that is actively committing the resources necessary to do that—is very appealing,” says Ferguson.

 

Native Language Revitalization

November 2021

For many American Indian and Alaska Native people, language revitalization and documentation are a matter of cultural survival. Dozens of Indigenous languages are in danger of extinction, as their last remaining speakers pass on. In response, many Native communities are creating or bolstering their language revitalization programs. Kellie Harry, a senior advisor in Native and culturally responsive education at Education Northwest, shares her deeply personal story of learning her native Paiute language and how it empowered her to become an educator and an advocate for Native rights and culture.

Federal Projects

REL Northwest

Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest is one of 10 regional educational laboratories across the nation dedicated to improving the use of research and data in policy and classroom practice. REL Northwest is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences.

Region 17 Comprehensive Center

The Region 17 CC at Education Northwest is part of a national network of 19 CCs funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The network’s goal is to provide high-impact training and technical services to education leaders across the country.

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