Board of Directors


Executive Director
Claire Asander Carter, EdS
Washington State ASCD
Andra Kelley Batstone
Supervisor of Secondary Education
Tumwater School District
Past President 
Marissa Rathbone
Director of Strategic Advocacy
Washington State School Directors’ Association (WSSDA)
ASCD Representative | ASCD Emerging Leader
Alissa Farias
Assistant Principal, Blix Elementary
Tacoma Public Schools
Dr. Carole Meyer
ESD 101 Region Representative
Dr. Carole Meyer
ESD 105 Region Representative
Angel Carrizales
Executive Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment
Sunnyside School District
ESD 112 Region Representative
Mary Beth Tack
Kelso School District  
 ESD 113 Region Representative
ESD 114 Region Representative
Abbi Deyoe
Intermediate Teacher & Principal Intern
South Kitsap School District
ESD 121 South Region | Board Treasurer
Greg Larsen
Secondary Math & Science Curriculum Specialist and Co-Facilitator BEST District Mentor Program
Franklin Pierce School District
ESD 121 -North Region Representative
Pam Schaff
Seeing Beyond LLC, OSPI Consultant
ESD 123 Region Representative
ESD 171  Region Representative
Colleen Frerks
Principal, Quincy Innovation Academy
Quincy School District
ESD 189 Region Representative
Amy Reisner
Principal, Bay View Elementary
Burlington-Edison School District
Teacher Representative | ASCD Emerging Leader
Shannon Szymczak
Instructional Coach, Meeker Middle School
Tacoma Public Schools
Emeritus Educator Representative
Howard Tack
Senior Instructor Emeritus, Portland State University
Consultant, Crescendo Education Group
OSPI Representative
Ella DeVerse
Lead Program Supervisor, School Safety Center
Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction
Higher Education Representative
Bethany Moffatt
Associate Program Director
City University of Seattle