Steve Underwood

Steve Underwood joined NWEA in January 2020 and is the director of the State Professional Learning and Consulting Services team. He’s an experienced educational leader with extensive experience working in schools, districts, state education agencies, and non-profits. Steve specializes in the design and implementation of evidence-based professional learning and in facilitating systemic improvement to improve teaching, learning, and leading. He earned a doctor of education in curriculum and instruction from Boise State University, with an emphasis in school improvement, and he holds undergraduate and master’s degrees from Biola University. He enjoys equipping educators to successfully meet the needs of all learners.