Michael Lindblad, an educator partner of the Department of Education, has been named Oregon's social studies teacher of the year.
Department of Education
MS, Portland State University
Descriptive Linguistics & Exploration of English Form
Leadership: ESOL Professional in the School & Community
Leading for Literacy
Deb is principal of Springwater Environmental School. Previously, she was a teacher on special assignment and national-level guided language acquisition design staff developer for North Clackamas School District. In this role, she provided leadership and staff development to implement GLAD as a building-wide model. She also provided support for instructional assistants and English-as-a-second- language teachers.
Deb has consulted broadly in the region on the topic of English language development, with a focus on sheltered instruction, and has served as a school district coordinator assisting families who are experiencing homelessness.