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Professional Educator Advisory Board (PEAB)

The BAS-T program is advised by a group of professionals currently working in the P-12 education system. More information about the Professional Educator Advisory Board (PEAB) is on the Washington State Professional Educators Standards Board (PESB) website.

Advisory Board Members

Name Workplace Appointed by Term
Rachael Banta Teacher, Concordia Lutheran Schools WFIS July 2015–June 2018
Angela Blums Assistant Professor, Pierce College   July 2016–June 2019
Kristina Brawley Teacher, Idlewild Elementary Clover Park School District WEA July 2016–June 2019
Michelle Cruckshank Principal, Shaw Road Elementary, Puyallup School District AWSP July 2017–June 2020
Becky Deckert Teacher, Thompson Elementary, Bethel School District WEA July 2015–June 2018
Allison Drago Exec. Director Primary Ed, University Place SD WASA July 2015–June 2018
Holli Hanson Consultant, Abeo School Change   July 2015–June 2018
Melissa Kaasa Teacher, Custer Elementary, Clover Park School District WEA July 2015–June 2018
Sara Ketelsen Teacher, Lincoln High School, Tacoma School District WEA July 2015–June 2018
Krissy Kim Director, Pierce College    
Jamie Romberg Clover Park School District WEA July 2017–June 2020
Jim Schell Teacher, Clover Park High School, Clover Park School District WEA July 2016–June 2019
Davida Sharpe-Haygood Assistant Professor, Pierce College   July 2017–June 2020
Audra Snowden Speech Language Pathologist, Steilacoom School District ASHA  July 2017–June 2020
Sara Woodward Birth-3 Coordinator, Tacoma School District WASA July 2015–June 2017