2023-2024 Board


Almai Malit, M.Ed.
Executive Director of Equity, Student Success, & Strategic Engagement
Puyallup School District
[email protected]



Shannon Calderone
Assistant Professor
Washington State University



Andrea Cobb
Senior Program Officer, K-12 Education
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


At-Large Board Members:

Bonnie Nelson
Senior Data Governance Specialist
Educational Research and Data Center
Term Expires: May 2024


Kenneth Olden
Director of Assessment and Data
Wapato School District
Term Expires: May 2024


Shelby Cooley

Senior Research Associate
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


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