Christina Van Wingerden, Ph.D, ABD

she/her/hers, Field Studies Coordinator (HS) and Instructor - Bellingham, Everett, Distance Learning


About Human Services Field Studies 

Woodring College of Education's Human Services program is passionate about our students and communities. We have deep appreciation for those that partner with us to provide human services interns high quality internships, preparing them for professional human services jobs after graduation. If you are interested in partnering with us, please contact me, and/or if you have any questions, ideas, or needs you may have as a faculty, student, and/or as part of our greater Bellingham and Whatcom county communities.

Looking forward to our work together,

Christina Van Wingerden
HS Field Studies Coordinator*Bellingham*Everett*Distance Learning
Miller Hall 318 A 

More about Christina

Christina is a PhD candidate at Simon Fraser University in Educational Technology and Learning Design, with a research focus on inclusion and sense of belonging. Christina has a M.Ed. in College and Continuing Education (Adult and Higher Ed). As an alumna of Woodring, she has had various roles on campus and in community to distinguish herself as a professional. Christina enjoys connecting our campus with the community, region, and our nonprofits and schools for educational purposes and service. As Field Studies Coordinator for Bellingham, Everett, and Distance Learning and Instructor in Human Services, Christina has found passion, purpose and a love for working with students and our amazing nonprofits seeking to build and deepen relationships, and support students in high quality and high impact internship experiences as future human services professionals. Christina has volunteered in the community in schools, non-profits, served on the Whatcom Volunteer Center Board for several years, including the executive board, and was Executive Board Chair for the Flow Project a nonprofit infusing arts and leadership. Christina is familiar with the non-profits and service organizations in various counties in Washington state. Christina's joys are her families, the Bellingham outdoors, and collaborations with others.