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Education Northwest coaches are here to support you in your quest to facilitate educational success for students who are English learners. Utilize this page to engage with coaches in collaborative discourse about implementation of the English learner instructional modules or instruction in your individual settings. Complete the form below to begin the discussion.

 
 
Portrait of Tim Blackburn
Tim Blackburn
Tim works as a senior advisor on projects focused on English learners, classroom instruction, and equity. Tim completed his M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages at Teachers College at Columbia University, and taught social studies at a newcomer high school in the Bronx, NY. Tim has led the implementation of the ELP Standards while serving at the Oregon Department of Education.
Portrait of Jacob Williams
Jacob Williams
Jacob facilitates school and system improvement initiatives in the Northwest region. Prior to coming to EdNW, Jacob served as a director for research & technical assistance projects at The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at the University of Texas. Jacob currently supports a number of projects focused English learner students with special needs.
 

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