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National Board Certified Staff

The Issaquah School District is proud to have over 175 National Board Certified teachers and administrators as part of its staff. National Board Certification was designed to develop, retain, and recognize accomplished teachers, and to generate ongoing improvement in schools nationwide. It is the most respected professional certification available in K-12 education.

The certification process is designed to collect standards-based evidence of accomplished practice, which are broken down into four components (Content Knowledge, Differentiation in Instruction, Teaching Practice and Learning Environment, and Effective and Reflective Practitioner), and can take anywhere from one to five years to complete.

For more information, please visit the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards website by clicking here.

Below please find a gallery of all teachers in the Issaquah School District who have received this esteemed certification.


A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z - Administrators

A:

Alexander.Carrie 
Carrie Alexander
Generalist/Middle Childhood
December 2006
Creekside Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: 
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
Austin.AnnaMaria 
AnnaMaria Austin
 School Counseling/Early Childhood through Young Adult
November 2011
Issaquah Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

B:

Badgley.Alice 
Alice Badgley
Music/Early Adolescence through Young Adult
November 2010
Grand Ridge Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: We Were Tired of Living in a House by Liesel Moak Skorpen and Doris Burn
Bailey.Kim 
Kimberly Bailey
Math/Early Adolescence
November 2010
Pacific Cascade Middle School
Favorite Young Adult Novels: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling and Holes by Louis Sachar
Banashak.Patti 
Patricia Banashak
 Science/Early Adolescence
November 2010
Issaquah Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Bartels.Kari 
Kari Bartels
Literacy: Rdg - LA/Early & Middle Childhood
December 2006
Grand Ridge Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
Beasley.Kristin 
Kristin Beasley
Counseling
December 2017
Beaver Lake Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Bradford.Emily 
Emily Beckford
Literacy: Rdg - LA/Early Childhood through Young Adult
December 2017
Creekside Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
Bennett.Kristie 
Kristie Bennett
Science/Adolescence & Young Adult
December 2017
Skyline High School
Favorite Young Adult Novels: The Martian by Andy Weir and Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Berg.Josh 
Josh Berg
English-Lang Arts/Early Adolescence
November 2010
Beaver Lake Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: The BFG by Roald Dahl
Berry.Laura 
Laura Berry
Library Media/Early Childhood through Young Adult
November 2009
Newcastle Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
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Buddy Bland
Physical Education/Early Adolescence through Young Adult
November 2011
Issaquah High School
Blanding.Kathleen 
Kathleen Blanding
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2012
Creekside Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
Boynton.Steve 
Steve Boynton
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2012
Cougar Ridge Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: The City of Ember by Jeanne Duprau
Brammer.Jane 
Jane Brammer
Literacy: Rdg - LA/Early & Middle Childhood
November 2014
Issaquah Valley Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant
Brown.Amanda 
Amanda Brown
Exceptional Needs Specialist
December 2017
Beaver Lake Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: 50 Below Zero by Robert Munsch 
Brunell.Kelly 
Kelly Brunell
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2010
Maple Hills Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: The Nancy Drew Series By Carolyn Keene
Buder.Deanna 
Deanna Buder
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2011
Clark Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
Burgard.Jeffrey 
Jeffrey Burgard
Science/Early Adolescence
November 2013
Pine Lake Middle School
Favorite Young Adult Novel: Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

C:

Campbell.Lucynda 
Lucynda Campbell
Exceptional Needs Specialist
December 2017
Cougar Ridge Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: The Tree House that Jack Built by Bonnie Verburg
Campbell.Shona 
Shona Campbell
English Lang Arts/Early Adolescence
November 2010
Pacific Cascade Middle School
Favorite Young Adult Novel: The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett
Carpenter.Allyson 
Allyson Carpenter 
EC Gen
December 2017
Cougar Ridge Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Enemy Pie by Derek Munson
Carroll.Elisabeth 
Elisabeth Carroll
Early Childhood Generalist
December 2017
Cougar Ridge Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: The Three Legged Cat by Margaret Mahy
Cecil.Tricia 
Tricia Cecil
Science/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2013
Administration Building - Teaching & Learning
Favorite Children's Book: The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
Cerasoli.Jennifer 
Jennifer Cerasoli
English-Lang Arts/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2008
Issaquah High School
Favorite Children's Book: Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson
Clark.Jessica 
Jessica Clark
Literacy: Rdg - LA/Early & Middle Childhood
November 2013
Sunny Hills Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
Clawson.Stacy 
Stacy Clawson
Counseling
December 2017
Gibson Ek High School
Favorite Young Adult Book: Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
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Leora Clemans
Health
December 2017
Beaver Lake Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
Connolly.Erin 
Erin Connolly
Social Studies/Adolescent & Young Adult
November 2014
Issaquah High School
Baxter.Vale 
Vale Crain Baxter
Math/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2009
Issaquah High School
Favorite Book: The Colossal Book of Mathematics by Martin Gardner
Crouch.Marla 
Marla Crouch
Science/Early Adolescence
November 2009
Maywood Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: Old Bear by Jane Hissey

D:

Dale.Katherine 
Katie Dale
Literacy: Rdg - LA/Early Childhood through Young Adult
December 2017
Endeavour Elementary
Favorite Young Adult Novel: Paper Wishes by Lois Sepahban
Daley.Jessica 
Jessica Daley
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2004
Cougar Ridge Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Daniels.Cathy 
Cathy Daniels
English Language arts/Early Adolescence
November 2012
Beaver Lake Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: The Giver by Lois Lowry
Avatar 
Stephen Darnell
Social Studies-History/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2007
Liberty High School
Favorite Young Adult Novel: A Separate Peace by John Knowles
Dean.Keri 
Keri Dean
English-Lang Arts/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2009
Issaquah High School
Favorite Children's Book: I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew by Dr. Seuss
Donahoe.Michaela 
Michaela Donahoe
Science/Early Adolescence
November 2013
Issaquah Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
Duane.Rowena 
Rowena Duane
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2009
Challenger Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
Avatar 
Kyle Duggan
Math/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2012
Skyline High School
Dziedzic.Chelsea 
Chelsea Dziedzic
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2009
Challenger Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Petey by Ben Mikaelsen

E:

Edlund.Kristin 
Kristin Edlund
Library Media/Early Childhood through Young Adult
November 2014
Administration Building - Teaching & Learning
Favorite Children's Book: Stickeen by John Muir & Donnell Rubay 
Ensey.Eric 
Eric Ensey
English-Lang Arts/Early Adolescence
November 2009
Pine Lake Middle School
Favorite Young Adult Novel: Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick

F:

Ferguson.Abby 
Abby Ferguson
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2011
Clark Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon
Fernandez.Jared 
Jared Fernandez
Science/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2013
Issaquah High School
Fleming.Michael 
Michael Fleming
Library Media/Early Childhood through Young Adult
November 2013
Pacific Cascade Middle School
Favorite Young Adult Novel: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Fortier.Brenda 
Brenda Fortier
Physical Education/Early Adolescence through Young Adult
November 2011
Issaquah High School
Favorite Children's Book: Andrew Henry’s Meadow by Doris Burn
Foryan.Patricia 
Patricia Foryan
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2010
Sunny Hills Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: The Poky Little Puppy by Janette Sebring Lowrey
Freidenfelt.Caroline 
Caroline Freindenfelt
Social Studies-History/Early Adolescence
November 2009
Pacific Cascade Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: Matilda by Roald Dahl

G:

Gacayan.Laura 
Laura Gacayan
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2010
Clark Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles by Julie Andrews Edwards
Gillespie.Steve 
Stephen Gillespie
Science/Adolescence and Young Adult
December 2017
Skyline High School
Favorite Children's Book: The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
Godley.Jenny 
Jenny Godley
Science/Adolescence & Young Adult
Issaquah High School
Favorite Book: Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
Graff.Megan 
Megan Graff
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2012
Creekside Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Ralph Tells a Story by Abby Hanlon
Granados.Carrie 
Carrie Granados
Literacy: Rdg - LA/Early & Middle Childhood
November 2014
Endeavour Elementary/Sunny Hills Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
Gregory.Kelly 
Kelly Gregory
Social Studies/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2014
Skyline High School
Favorite Children's Book: I Like Myself by Karen Beaumont
Grossman.Marcy 
Marcy Grossman
Math/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2014
Issaquah High School

H:

Avatar 
Kim Hand
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2015
Discovery Elementary
Harding.Julie 
Julie Harding
Exceptional Needs/Early Childhood through Young Adult
November 2009
Pacific Cascade Middle School
Favorite Children's Books: Gypsy Girl's Best Shoes by Anne Rockwell and Robert the Rose Horse by Joan Heilbroner
Hardy.Kristi 
Kristi Hardy
Math/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2014
Issaquah High School
Favorite Children's Book: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
Harmon.Karen 
Karen Harmon
MCGen
December 2017
Endeavour Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Gossamer by Lois Lowry
Harper.Dawn 
Dawn Harper
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2009
Administration Building - Teaching & Learning
Favorite Children's Book: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brain Selznick
Harrington.Greg 
Greg Harrington
Social Studies-History/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2012
Issaquah High School
Favorite Young Adult Novel: My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George
Harrington.Nicole 
Nicole Harrington
Math/Adolescence & Young Adult
December 2017
Issaquah High School
Hartley.Jennifer 
Jennifer Hartley
ECGen
December 2017
Cougar Ridge Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
Harvey.Matt 
Matt Harvey
English/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2015
Echo Glen Children's Center
Favorite Children's Book: The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Avatar 
Heather Haxton
Math/Early Adolescence
December 2017
Beaver Lake Middle School
Hayes.Erin 
Erin Hayes
Literacy: Rdg - LA/Early Childhood through Young Adult
December 2017
Challenger Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Chalk by Bill Thomson
Heaphy.Kara 
Kara Heaphy
Science/Early Adolescence
November 2008
Beaver Lake Middle School
Favorite Young Adult Book: My Friend the Enemy by Dan Smith
Henderson.Shannon 
Shannon Henderson
English-Lang Arts/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2009
Issaquah High School
Favorite Children's Book: The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
Henry.Kelly 
Kelly Henry
Science/Adolescence & Young Adult
December 2017
Issaquah High School
Favorite Children's Series: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
Avatar 
Melissa Hirshberg
Literacy: Rdg - LA/Early & Middle Childhood
November 2014
Newcastle Elementary
Holland.Tiffany 
Tiffany Holland
ECGen
December 2017
Cougar Ridge Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Llama Llama Mad at Mama by Anna Dewdney
Howard.Julie 
Julie Howard
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2009
Newcastle Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
Hoyt.Natasha 
Natasha Hoyt
Math/Early Adolescence
November 2008
Pacific Cascade Middle School
Favorite Young Adult Novel: Divergent by Veronica Roth
Avatar 
Brendan Hyland
Physical Education/Early Adolescence through Young Adult
November 2013
Skyline High School

J: 

Jansen.Nicole 
Nicole Jansen
Social Studies/Adolescence and Young Adult
December 2017
Issaquah High School
Jarrell.Neely 
Neely Jarrel
Exceptional Needs Specialist
December 2017
Pine Lake Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
Jarvinen.Ellen 
Ellen Jarvinen
Career and Technical Education/Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood
November 2014
Issaquah High School
Johnsen.Kristin 
Kristin Johnsen
Social Studies-History/Early Adolescence
November 2012
Issaquah Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
Avatar 
Jessica Johnson
Generalist/Early Childhood
November 2015
Clark Elementary
Johnson.Sarah 
Sarah Johnson
Generalist/Early Childhood
November 2008
Issaquah Valley Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
Johnston.Anjuli 
Anjuli Johnston
Math/ Early Adolescence
December 2017
Pacific Cascade Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld
Bowers.Alicia 
Alicia Jones
Literacy: Rdg - LA/Early Childhood through Young Adult
December 2017
Issaquah Valley Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Owl Moon by Jane Yolen
Jones.Lena 
Lena Jones
Science/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2013
Administration Building - Teaching & Learning
Favorite Children's Book: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

K:

Kaufman.Meg 
Meg Kaufman
Exceptional Needs/Early Childhood through Young Adult
December 2006
Discovery Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Love You Forever by Robert Munsch
Kinsella.Erin 
Erin Kinsella
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2015
Cougar Ridge Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
Kline.Karen 
Karen Kline
Library Media/Early Childhood through Young Adult
November 2011
Sunset Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin
Avatar 
Jill Klune
English as New Language, Early Adolescence through Young Adult
November 2009
Administration Building - Teaching & Learning
Favorite Children's Book: Stepping Stones by Margriet Ruurs
Krein.Kevin 
Kevin Krein
English-Lang Arts/Early Adolescence
November 2011
Maywood Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: Ok for Now by Gary Schmidt
Kurtz.Peter 
Peter Kurtz
Social Studies/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2016
Liberty High School
Favorite Children's Book: The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas 
Kwok.Erin 
Erin Kwok Tak Hing
English-Lang Arts/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2012
Pacific Cascade Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: Blue Skin of the Sea by Graham Salisbury

L:

Larsen.Julie 
Julie Larsen
English-Lang Arts/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2010
Liberty High School
Favorite Young Adult Novel: The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak
Laughlin.Mariel 
Mariel Laughlin
Literacy: Rdg - LA/Early & Middle Childhood
November 2014
Newcastle Elementary/ Issaquah Valley Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Matilda by Roald Dahl
Avatar 
Emily Lee
Middle Childhood Generalist
November 2011
Avatar 
Hana Lee
Science/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2014
Liberty High School
Lehr.Allison 
Allison Lehr
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2011
Creekside Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead
Level.Henry 
Henry Level
English/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2014
Liberty High School
Favorite Children's Book: Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! by Dr. Seuss
Liljenquist.Jennet 
Jennet Liljenquist
Generalist/Early Childhood
November 2012
Briarwood Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Half Magic by Edward Eager

M:

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Colleen Maher
Exceptional Needs/Early Childhood through Young Adult
November 2014
Pine Lake Middle School
Matheny.Laura 
Laura Matheny
English-Lang Arts/Early Adolescence
November 2010
Skyline High School
Favorite Young Adult Novel: The Fault in our Stars by John Green
Matheny.Ross 
Ross Matheny
English-Lang Arts/Early Adolescence
November 2010
Liberty High School
Favorite Young Adult Novel: Tangerine by Edward Bloor 
May.Christopher 
Christopher May
English- Lang Arts/Early Adolescence
November 2009
Maywood Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: Okay For Now by Gary D. Schmidt
McConnell.Kate 
Kate McConnell
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2012
Pacific Cascade Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
McCormick.Colin 
Colin McCormick
Social Studies-History/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2012
Gibson Ek High School
Favorite Children's Book: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
McIntyre.Laura 
Laura McIntyre
Exceptional Needs Specialist
December 2017
Administration Building - Special Services
Favorite Young Adult Novels: The Lunar Chronicles Series by Marissa Meyer
Melton.Gayle 
Gayle Melton
Literacy: Rdg - LA/Early & Middle Childhood
November 2009
Creekside Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: The Watson’s go to Birmingham – 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
Avatar 
Jim Mills
Exceptional Needs Specialist
December 2017
Skyline High School
Avatar 
Susan Moffett
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2012
Issaquah Valley Elementary
Moody.Mark 
Mark Moody
Art
December 2017
Issaquah High School
Favorite Young Adult Novel: The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
Moon.Michelle 
Michelle Moon
Literacy: Rdg - LA/Early Childhood through Young Adult
December 2017
Discovery Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
Moore.Joshua 
Josh Moore
Social Studies-History/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2010
Administration Building - Educational Technology
Favorite Children's Book: Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
Myers.Kathleen 
Kathleen Myers
Math/Adolescence & Young Adult
December 2017
Issaquah High School

N:

Newton.Nicole 
Nicole Newton
Art/Early Adolescence through Young Adult
November 2011
Issaquah High School
Nichols.Darrel 
Darrel Nichols
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2010
Pacific Cascade Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: The BFG by Roald Dahl

P:

Peck.Kelsey 
Kelsey Peck
Literacy: Rdg - LA/Early &Middle Childhood
November 2014
Sunny Hills Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: The BFG by Roald Dahl
Penney.Janelle 
Janelle Penney
Literacy: Rdg - LA/Early Childhood through Young Adult
December 2017
Endeavour Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
Avatar 
Rachel Petroski
Math/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2015
Skyline High School
Phillips.Tatum 
Tatum Phillips
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2013
Creekside Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Pollock.Neal 
Neal Pollock
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2011
Creekside Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell

R:

Ralph.Kim 
Kimberly Ralph
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2009
Endeavour Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Wonder by R. J. Palacio
Rappin.Becky 
Becky Rappin
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2009
Grand Ridge Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
Avatar 
Benjamin Reed
Math/Adolescence & Young Adult
December 2010
Gibson Ek High School
Reed.Cheryl 
Cheryl Reed
Health/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2012
Skyline High School
Favorite Children's and Young Adult Novels: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
Reichlin.Frank 
Frank Reichlen
English/Adolescence & Young Adult
December 2017
Issaquah High School
Reinsch.Marisa 
Marisa Reinsch
Math/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2011
Skyline High School
Favorite Children's Book: The Monster at the End of This Book, Starring Lovable, Furry Old Grover by Jon Stone
Avatar 
Tonja Reischl
English-Lang Arts/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2010
Liberty High School
Riley.Patti 
Patti Riley
Literacy: Rdg - LA/Early Childhood through Young Adult
December 2017
Issaquah Valley Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Olivia by Ian Falconer
Avatar 
Lauren Roon
English - Lang Arts/Early Adolescence
November 2014
Pine Lake Middle School
Russell.Laura 
Laura Russell
Science/Early Adolescence
November 2014
Pine Lake Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

S:

Sampsel.Marissa 
Marissa Sampsel
ECGen
December 2017
Sunset Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Samueloff.Kelly 
Kelly Samueloff
MCGen
December 2017
Creekside Elementary
Favorite Young Adult Novel: The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
Santodomingo.Christie 
Christie Santodomingo
Science/Early Adolescence
November 2007
Issaquah Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: Oh the Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss
Santos.Carolyn 
Carolyn Santos
English-Lang Arts/Early Adolescence
November 2010
Issaquah Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
Sedlacek.Alex 
Alex Sedlacek
Math/Adolescence & Young Adult
December 2017
Skyline High School
Favorite Children's Book: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
Schellberg.Tracy 
Tracy Schellberg
Physical Education/Early Adolescence through Young Adult
November 2011
Skyline High School
Favorite Children's Book: The Little Blue Truck by Alice Shertle 
Shawver.Dana 
Dana Shawver
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2004
Cascade Ridge Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: The Wayside School Series by Louis Sachar
Shim.Hearan 
Hearan Shim
Math/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2014
Skyline High School
Favorite Book: Surely You’re Joking Mr. Feynman! by Richard P Feynman
Skone.Melissa 
Melissa Skone
Literacy: Rdg - LA/Early & Middle Childhood
November 2014
Creekside Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
Avatar 
Laura Statdfield
Literacy: Rdg - LA/Early & Middle Childhood
November 2014
Challenger Elementary
Avatar 
Bethany Stead
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2013
Discovery Elementary
Stempson.Christina 
Christina Stempson
Literacy: Rdg - LA/Early & Middle Childhood
November 2011
Maple Hills Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Wish by Barbara O’Connor
Stephens.Erin 
Erin Stephens
Science/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2011
Liberty High School
Favorite Book: Biology in Focus by Campbell
Stipe.Holly 
Holly Stipe
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2000
Issaquah Middle School
Favorite Author: Ray Bradbury
SuarezSullivan.Jessica 
Jessica Suarez
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2010
Creekside Elementary
Favorite Children's Novel: The Cay by Theodore Taylor
Sunmark.Karen 
Karen Sunmark
Music/Early Adolescence through Young Adult
November 2009
Maywood Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: Lad: A Dog by Albert Payton Terhune
Swiftney.Anne 
Ann Swiftney
Social Studies-History/Early Adolescence
November 2008
Issaquah Middle School
Avatar 
Ty Swiftney
Science/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2014
Skyline High School

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Tasa.Katie 
Kathryn Tasa
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2011
Creekside Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
Terry.Stefani 
Stefani Terry
ECGen
December 2017
Clark Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Red: A Crayon’s Story by Michael Hall
Tolonen.Stephanie 
Stephanie Tolonen
Literacy: Rdg - LA/Early & Middle Childhood
November 2010
Maywood Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Tuttle.Emily 
Emily Tuttle
Counseling
December 2017
Issaquah High School
Favorite Children's Book: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

U:

Avatar 
Cristina Uramis
World Language other than Eng/Early Adolescence through Young Adult
November 2009
Issaquah High School

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VanDeBrake.Chelsea 
Chelsea VanDeBrake
English/Adolescence & Young Adult
December 2017
Skyline High School
Favorite Children's Book: Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry
Van More.Michele 
Michele Van More
Social Studies-History/Early Adolescence
November 2008
Pacific Cascade Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
Velloth.Kathryn 
Kathryn Velloth
Science/Early Adolescence
November 2011
Pacific Cascade Middle School
Favorite Young Adult Novel: Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
vonBargen.Gretel 
Gretel vonBargen
Science/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2007
Skyline High School
Favorite Children's Book: Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas by Jim Ottaviani and Maris Wick

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Ward.Richelle 
Shelly Ward
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2000
Endeavour Elementary/Newcastle Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes
Weider.Heather 
Heather Weider
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2011
Pacific Cascade Middle School
Favorite Children's Book: The One and Only Ivan by Kathrine Applegate
White.Bethany 
Bethany White
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2013
Discovery Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: The BFG by Roald Dahl
Wieland.Christine 
Christine Wieland
Science/Adolescence & Young Adult
December 2017
Skyline High School
Favorite Children's Book: Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
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Lucia Willeman
Generalist/Middle Childhood
December 2017
Briarwood Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Mary Malloy and the Baby Who Wouldn’t Sleep by Niki Daly
Williams.Ami 
Ami Williams
Math/Adolescence & Young Adult
November 2001
Skyline High School
Favorite Young Adult Novel: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Woldendorp.Kirsten 
Kirsten Woldendorp
English/Adolescence & Young Adult
December 2017
Skyline High School
Favorite Children's Book: Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne
Wright.Stephanie 
Stephanie Wright
Generalist/Middle Childhood
December 2009
Grand Ridge Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Good Night Story for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo

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Yamamoto.Reyna 
Reyna Yamamoto
Generalist/Early Childhood
November 2009
Discovery Elementary
Favorite Children's Book: Elephant and Piggie by Mo Willems

Administrators:

Prior to becoming Assistant Principals, Principals, and Directors, the following Administrators in the Issaquah School District earned their National Board Certification while working in the classroom.

Armstrong.Erin 
Erin Armstrong
Math - Early Adolescence
November 2014
Liberty High School
Dean of Students
Favorite Children's Book: Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
Cho.Stacy 
Stacy Cho
Mathematics/Adolescent and Young Adulthood
November 2007
Beaver Lake Middle School
Principal
Favorite Children's Book: Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
Connally.Kathy 
Kathy Connally
Science/Adolescence & Young Adult
December 2004
Administration Building
Director of Teaching & Learning
Favorite Children's Book: The Three Questions by Jon Muth
Gardiner.John 
John Gardiner
Social Studies-History
November 2014
Issaquah Middle School
Assistant Principal
Favorite Children's Book: Just the Two of Us by Will Smith
Hood.Donna 
Donna Hood
English Language Arts - Adolescence and Young Adult
November 2005
Skyline High School
Principal
Favorite Young Adult Novel: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Kleinkopf.Tia 
Tia Kleinkopf
Generalist/Middle Childhood
November 2015
Cascade Ridge Elementary
Principal
Favorite Children's Book: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling 
McCormick.Andrea 
Andrea McCormick
English Language Arts
November 2010
Issaquah High School
Principal
Favorite Children's Book: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett 
McKee.Erin 
Erin McKee
English Language Arts
November 2012
Maywood Middle School
Principal
Favorite Children's Book: Corduroy by Don Freeman  
Reckling.Carrie 
Carrie Reckling
English/Adolescence & Young Adult
December 2017
Liberty High School
Assistant Principal
Favorite Children's Book: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
Zelinski.Danielle 
Danielle Zelinski
School Counseling/Early Childhood through Young Adult
November 2009
Liberty High School
Athletic Director
Favorite Children's Book: The Ramona Quimby Series by Beverly Cleary