Woodring Multilingual Teaching Fellows

Group of people in the Future Bilingual Teaching Fellows program

The Woodring Multilingual Teaching Fellows Program is a Route 1, Community Route to Certification partnership between Western Washington University and schools/districts in the state of Washington. This two-year, BA completion program,  BAE, English Language Learners and Bilingual Education (8 academic quarters) supports employed paraeducators who seek to become K-8 certified teachers (available to current employees and new applicants). Preference is given to bilingual candidates employed and referred by partner districts. Please contact us for information about participation at Miranda.MyersBarker@wwu.edu.


Upcoming Information Sessions!

Join us at an information session to learn more about our program! Use this link to register for a session! 

  • November 28: 5:00-6:00 pm (Zoom)
  • December 7: 4:00-5:00 pm (Zoom)

    We look forward to meeting you!

    Faculty & Staff Contacts

    Beth Dillard, Ph.D.

    Director Multilingual Education Community Programs - Renton / Assistant Professor



    (360) 650-3314 | MH 304E

    Marsha Riddle Buly, Ph.D.

    Director Bilingual Teacher Community Routes, Professor

    Christie McLean Kesler, M.Ed.

    Partnership and Field Supervisor; Senior Instructor

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    (360) 320-2589 | South King County at Renton, Everett, Bremerton

    Richard Dunn, M.Ed.

    Partnership & Field Experience Coodrinator

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    (206) 612-1585 | South King County

    Miranda Myers Barker

    Program Coordinator

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    (360) 650-6292 | Working Remotely

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