Teacher PEAB

The teacher PEAB meets a minimum of three times per year. The PEAB provides feedback and direction on curricular decisions, reviews program assessment data, and shares insights about the directions and needs of K12 schools.

Teacher PEAB Members

Emily Weston (2021-2022) Annie Wright Private School

Heidi Eshpeter (2017-2022) Puyallup School District

Jillian Gutierrez (2016-2022) Tacoma School District

Kristi King (2021-2022) Tacoma School District

Mary Jo Larsen Pacific Lutheran University

Tammy Larsen (2016-2022) Tacoma School District

Beth Rigoulot (2015-2022) Tacoma School District

Kathleen Schwartze (2016-2022) Clover Park School District

Bryan Zagar (2016-2022) Franklin Pierce School District

Erin Rounds (2021-2022) Graham-Kapowsin High School

Jan Weiss – PLU

Program Data

The program continually reviews data and feedback about candidate experiences in the program as well as the quality and impact the teachers we produce.  This information is compiled annually in an assessment report available upon request.  A summary is available here:

  • 100% of principals surveyed agree that PLU first year teachers meet or exceed their expectations
  • Over 98% first time pass rate on the edTPA
  • Over 97% employment rate for 2017 completers.

2015 Program Assessment Report presented to the PEAB in February 2016