Elizabeth Barker

Elizabeth brings years of personal and academic experience to her position here at NWEA. She began her career in education as a middle school and elementary special education teacher, specifically in emotional behavior in Michigan. She continued her teaching career while she earned a master’s degree in special education from the University of Colorado, Denver. Shortly after, Elizabeth went onto pursue her doctoral degree from the University of Oregon with an emphasis on growth trajectory for students with learning disabilities in mathematics and reading comprehension. She has served as a lead in her school districts by teaching courses on how to collect and use data to inform instruction.