Faculty

PEI engages a lineup of Washington’s finest educators and highly qualified providers of teacher professional development. The team develops curriculum guides, conducts research, mobilizes educators in the field, and establishes connections with the community.



Karen Lippy

Education/Degree(s)
B.S. Biology
   University of Washington
Master’s in Science Education
   Western Washington University

Area of Expertise
Karen supports the Pacific Education Institute’s West Sound GreenSTEM Network, known for its annual GreenSTEM Summit, when students from around the West Sound gather to share their work on behalf of the environment.

 


Kirk Robbins

Education/Degree(s)
B.S. Biology
   University of Washington
Master’s in Teaching
   University of Washington

Area of Expertise
Designing and delivering K-12 science and engineering professional development that focuses on instruction and equitable practices.

 

Nancy Skerritt

Education/Degree(s)
B.A. English & American Studies
   University of Rochester
Master’s in Teaching
   John Hopkins University

Area of Expertise
Thinking Skills, Habits of Mind, Integrated Curriculum, Literacy, Common Core ELA.

 



Robert Sotak

Education/Degree(s)
B.S. Zoology
   University of Washington
M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction
   University of Washington
Ed.D. Education Leadership
   Seattle University

Area of Expertise
K-12 Science, STEM, and Environmental Sustainability Education systemic program and implementation planning.

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