“This partnership speaks to the power of collaboration in public education. A thoughtful, rigorous teacher pipeline initiative, informed by multiple stakeholders, will bring meaningful benefit to students across the district.”

– José Banda, 2012-2014 Steering Committee, Seattle Teacher Residency


Marisa Bier, Program Director, Seattle Urban Teacher Residency



Dr. Larry Nyland
Superintendent, Seattle Public Schools

Dr. Mia Tuan
Dean, College of Education, University of Washington

Lisa Chick
President & CEO, Alliance for Education

Phyllis Campano
President, Seattle Education Association



Marisa Bier, Program Director, Seattle Urban Teacher Residency

Dan Dizon, Director of HR, Seattle Public Schools

Chris Drape, STAR Mentor, Seattle Public Schools

Carmela Dellino, Education Consultant, Office of Education, City of Seattle

Nate Fitzpatrick, Manager, Recruitment, Seattle Public Schools

Elham Kazemi, UW College of Education Faculty

Morva McDonald, UW College of Education Faculty

Concie Pedroza, Principal, Seattle World School

Mark Perry, Principal, Nova High School

Paul Robb, Professional Development Program Manager, Seattle Public Schools

Ken Zeichner, UW College of Education Faculty



Includes representatives from:

Alliance for Education

Casey Family Programs

Center for Strengthening the Teaching Profession

City of Seattle

City Year Seattle/King County

Multicultural Education Rights Alliance

Principal Association of Seattle Schools (PASS)

Public Education Standards Board

Rainier Scholars

Schools Out Washington

Seattle Education Association (SEA)

Seattle Public Schools

University of Washington College of Education



Bezos Family Foundation

Biller Family Foundation

The Boeing Company

National Education Association

Paul G. Allen Foundation

Philanthropic Partners in Public Education (PPPE)

The Rotary Foundation

Runstad Foundation

Seattle Rotary Fund

Stanford Endowment

U.S. Department of Education (Race to the Top_

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

Several Individual Donors