Elijah Moreno

Elijah provides quantitative data analysis to various REL Northwest research projects including those that support Native education. A graduate of Dartmouth College with degrees in economics and public policy, he is currently pursuing a post-baccalaureate degree at Portland State University in mathematics.

"I was the first in my family to graduate from college, and I have experienced firsthand the transformative power of education. I truly believe in the work that Education Northwest does, particularly in Indian Country. I strive to be a good steward on these issues and to empower the communities we work within to create a more equitable education system so that every person may reach their potential through education.”

Advisor – Researcher


Blog Posts

Affirming Tribal Sovereignty Through Tribally Operated Compact and Charter Schools


November 5th, 2018

Legislation that establishes tribal K-12 schools is a step toward honoring meaningful self-determination policy for Native people. It's also a way to emphasize Native culture and improve student outcomes.