2023-2024 Board


Dr. Shannon Calderone
Assistant Professor
Washington State University
[email protected]



Kenneth Olden
Director of Assessment and Data
Wapato School District


Almai Malit, M.Ed.
Director of Equity, Student Success, & Strategic Engagement
Puyallup School District


At-Large Board Members:

Shelby Cooley
Data and Evaluation Lead
King County
Term Expires: May 2025


Stephanie Thomas
Coordinator of Instructional Programs - Secondary ELA
Spokane Public Schools
Term Expires: May 2025


Ashley Birkeland

Executive Director of Performance Outcomes
Kent School District
Term Expires: May 2026


Bonnie Nelson
Senior Data Governance Specialist
Educational Research and Data Center
Term Expires: May 2027


John Steach
The Center for Educational Effectiveness
Term Expires: May 2027


Maria Flores 
Executive Director, Center for the Improvement of Student Learning (CISL)
Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)