Washington Ethnic Studies Now offers a full-range of services to support educators and administrators to implement Ethnic Studies programs and curricula. Our team consists of highly qualified educators with experience in developing Ethnic Studies curricula and professional development.
Our services include and are not limited to:
Consulting – including racial equity and anti-racism audits and program evaluations
Professional development – creation and facilitation
Curriculum development and coaching
Please contact Tracy Castro-Gill, Executive Director, for information on contracting with Washington Ethnic Studies Now!
Tracy Castro-Gill, Executive Director
Tracy is a PhD candidate wrapping up a program concentrated on curriculum, instruction, assessment, and evaluation. They identify as Xicana and use they/them and she/her pronouns. They taught middle school before managing the creation of an Ethnic Studies program in Seattle. Learn more about them on their blog, The Teacher Activist.
Amanda Hubbard, CEO
Amanda is a K-5 specialist, one of the authors of the K-5 Ethnic Studies framework, and a coach for SEA’s Center for Racial Equity.
Shraddha Shirude, Secretary
Shraddha is a high school math specialist, one of the authors of the math Ethnic Studies framework, and a coach for SEA’s Center for Racial Equity. Learn more about her on her blog, Woke Math.
Jon Greenberg, Treasurer
Jon has over 20 years of experience teaching high school humanities. Most of his career has been dedicated to racial justice and Ethnic Studies. He is one of the authors of the Ethnic Studies social studies frameworks. Learn more about him on his blog, Citizenship and Social Justice.
Erin Herda, Director
Erin is a middle school Ethnic Studies teacher, a doctorate student, and aspiring administrator. She leads the district’s racial equity team in the Tukwila School District.
Bruce Jackson, Director
Bruce is an instructional assistant in Seattle, an author, poet and activist. He is one of the authors of the K-5 Ethnic Studies framework and has written several K-5 Ethnic Studies units.
Marquita Prinzing, Director
Marquita is a K-5 teacher, founder and director of SEA’s Center for Racial Equity, and labor organizer.
Jeff Stone, Director
Jeff is a multicultural education PhD student and manages the Ethnic Studies program for Edmonds School District. His focus is on high school social studies.