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Issaquah School District Congratulates National Board Certified Educators

Posted by L Michelle on January 06, 2020

January 7, 2020

Another seven Issaquah School District educators earned National Board Certifications, an advanced credential that shows they’re among the best educators in the country, in 2019. Meanwhile, 16 more ISD teachers have renewed their National Board Certification. The District now has more than 175 National Board Certified Teachers and Administrators on staff. National Board Certification requires educators to demonstrate advanced knowledge in their subject area, a deep understanding of students, and advanced skill in their teaching practice.

The Issaquah School District congratulates and commends each of these educators for their commitment to the teaching profession and hard work on behalf of the students they serve.  Learn about each of Issaquah’s National Board Certified Teachers on ISD’s National Board Certified Teacher page.

The newly certified staff are:

  • Brooke Blowers, Endeavour Elementary

  • Thomas Elliot, Skyline High School

  • Erica Garcia, Liberty High School

  • Julie Huber, Issaquah High School

  • Cynthia Moore, Maywood Middle School

  • Jamie Scordino, Skyline High School

  • Natalie Sheehan, Issaquah High School

 Educators who have renewed their certification:

  • Shona Campbell, Pacific Cascade Middle School

  • Susan Carr, Apollo Elementary

  • Rowena Duane, Elementary Curriculum Specialist

  • Julie Harding, Sunny Hills Elementary

  • Dawn Harper, Teaching and Learning

  • Kristin Johnsen, Issaquah Middle School

  • Julie Larsen, Liberty High School

  • Ross Matheny, Liberty High School

  • Nicole McCullough, Maywood Middle School

  • Benjamin Reed, Gibson Ek High School

  • Tonja Reischl, Gibson Ek High School

  • Carolyn Santos, Pine Lake Middle School

  • Holly Stipe, Issaquah Middle School

  • Jessica Suarez, Creekside Elementary

  • Stephanie Tolonen, Maywood Middle School

  • Shelly Ward, PBSES Specialist, Admin