Shadiin Garcia

Shadiin leads work on American Indian Alaska Native educational projects in the Northwest Comprehensive Center. She has an English degree from Yale University and a Master’s in Educational Leadership and doctorate in Critical and Sociocultural Studies from the University of Oregon.

"I am here because I believe in operationalizing and co-constructing spaces that embrace multiple ways of being and knowing. This transformational work is possible when we raise consciousness through relationships, collaboration, love and courage.”

Leader – Indian Education and Special Projects


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Blog Posts

Actions Educators Can Take to Interrupt Narratives That Are Damaging to American Indian and Alaska Native Students


November 16th, 2018

Teachers can engage in self-education and open up their classrooms to culture in forming strategies to end persistent and damaging stereotypes.

Adding Strength and Accountability to Back-to-School-Messages


September 18th, 2017

What do students and families want to hear from school leaders in their-back-to-school messages? Shadiin Garcia shares a list that she's gathered.