Ambassadors help the College of Education deepen its impact through thought-partnership, outreach and advocacy. Driving positive change in the field of education requires collective action. Ambassadors increase their understanding of the prevailing issues impacting education and learn about College research, partnerships and outcomes. In turn, they communicate their discoveries within spheres of influence.

Chris Ackerley
Diana Ackerley
Ted Ackerley
Danielle Ackerley
James Banks
Cherry Banks
Howard Behar
Debbi Brainerd
Jon Bridge
Mayor Tim Burgess
Anthony Byrd
Stacey Runstad Campbell
Dwane Chappelle
Kim Ackerley Cleworth
Julie Davis
Dee Dickinson
Trish Millines Dziko
Susan Enfield
Staci Foster
Gary Fritz
Pam Fritz
Carver Gayton
Jodi Green
Alyssa Kreider
Mary Kollar
Janet Levinger
Nate Miles
Kimberly Lasher Mitchell
Martha Moseley
Lynn Pigott Mowe
Don Nielsen
Colin Nguyen
Susan Potts
Telca Porras
Srilakshmi Remala
Jonathan Roberts
Judy Runstad
Keisha Scarlett
Bill Sunderland
Calvin Watts
Daniel Zavala


Latest Features

An open letter from University of Washington College of Education faculty regarding the federal policy of separating immigrant families at U.S. border crossings.


An astonishing amount of data is collected in education—a typical student will accumulate millions of data points, between preschool and high school graduation alone, ranging from standardized...

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Norma Andrade (MIT '14), Joe Camacho (MIT '17), Maxwell Honch (MEd '16) and Meredith Pentzien, graduate student in science education, discuss their experiences at IslandWood improving access to meaningful, nature-based learning experiences.

Liza Rickey (MIT '03), science and STEM curriculum specialist at Issaquah School District, shares how teachers can reinvigorate their day-to-day routines at the end of the school year and finish on a strong note.

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More than 700 new teachers, researchers, leaders, policymakers and early childhood professionals were honored during the UW College of Education's graduation ceremonies on June 5, 2018.

The University of Washington College of Education, one of the nation's top 10 education schools, strives to transform inequitable systems of education to create just, sustainable and culturally-thriving democracies by engaging in dynamic, collaborative partnerships, practices and research.

Ariane Gauvreau, teaching associate in special education at the University of Washington College of Education, discusses her research involving children with autism, using images to help them interact with their peers during snack time.