Careers at Education Northwest

Why Work Here?

Education Northwest has been around for almost a half-century: throughout our history, we’ve attracted smart, passionate employees who are dedicated to transforming teaching and learning in the classroom and through community-based programs. Our employees share in a vibrant learning community that offers opportunities to walk our talk, engage in professional learning and collegiality, and help make our schools and communities better places to live and thrive.

In addition to competitive salaries, Education Northwest offers an attractive benefit package that includes a robust retirement plan and generous vacation and personal leave. From traditions such as Friday coffee and a breakfast club with the CEO to employee recognition events and professional development opportunities, Education Northwest shows we value our staff members and the important work they do.

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Working at Education Northwest I get to travel to new places, learn from passionate educators with diverse experiences, and work on a wide range of education policy issues that matter to me. In a single year, I found myself discussing mathematical practice standards in a historic inn on the banks of the Yellowstone River, interviewing industry leaders about innovation, spurring collective impact initiatives in Montana, and creating a plan for how to support Native language immersion programs. But, perhaps most of all, I love my colleagues who, without exception, are extremely smart, thoughtful and kind.
Senior Advisor, Technical Assistance at Education Northwest