To our Black colleagues, students, and families: You matter. Your lives matter. Your trauma and anger matter. Your voices, your stories, and your dreams matter. We mourn with you, we stand with you, and we are committed to doing the collective work of fighting racism in all places and in all forms. Our Pledge

Sara Taylor

Sara works on a diverse range of projects at Education Northwest providing research and project management support across the organization. Before joining Education Northwest, she worked as a qualitative research analyst at Hanover Research where she explored topics surrounding equity in student access to advanced programming and improved district and academic structuring. Sara earned her M.A. in International Development and Social Change from Clark University in Massachusetts and her B.A. in anthropology and Spanish from the University of Arkansas.

Education Northwest does the important job of working alongside community partners to find meaningful applications for robust, rigorous and thought-provoking research and data collection.

Associate – Research, Evaluation and Analysis


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7 Ways to Develop an Online Community with English Learner Students


June 9th, 2020

Learn strategies for developing an online community with EL students, such as leveraging their digital skills, creating buddy systems, holding breakfast meetings, and checking in with families.