Faculty

Faculty

Mike Abel

Residential Advisor

Mike joined the Northwest School in 2019 as a residential advisor. In addition to his...

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Chnin Akrayi

Humanities Teacher

Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice/Political Science, Saint Martin’s University, WA Chnin is certified by... Read full Bio

Britt Atack

Athletic Director

B.A. (History), University of Puget Sound; MIT, Seattle University. Britt thrives on playing sports, mainly... Read full Bio

Flora Athappilly

Science Department Chair

Flora is a Seattle native who has long been inspired by hands-on, experiential learning environments...

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Bianca Barnes

Academic Program Coordinator

Master of Education in School Counseling, Seattle University Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of... Read full Bio

Herb Bergamini

Science Teacher

B.S. (Science), University of New Hampshire; M.Ed. (Secondary Science), University of New Hampshire.In 2009, Herb... Read full Bio

Erica Bergamini

Interim Director of Middle School and Science Teacher

B.S. (Biology), St. Lawrence University; M.Ed., Antioch University. Erica has worn many hats during her... Read full Bio

Francoise Besnard

Modern Languages Teacher

B.A, M.A., Ph.D., (French Literature), University of California, San Diego; D.E.U.G. Diploma Program in Psychology... Read full Bio

Deb Blume

School Counselor

Deb is humbled and thrilled to work with students, families, faculty, community partners in Seattle...

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Kate Boyd

Humanities Teacher

M.A. (English Language and Literature), University of Washington; PhD (English Language and Literature), University of...

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Ashleigh Bragg

Performing Arts Teacher

Ashleigh arrives at Northwest from the Literacy Through Drama Program at The City University of... Read full Bio

Paige Brandon

Executive Assistant to the Head of School

Paige holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Whitworth University. She brings a wealth... Read full Bio

Andrew Brown

Residential Advisor

Andrew has been a member of the Boarding Faculty since 2016. His passion centers on...

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Alex Chen

Department Chair

B.A. (Mathematics), University of Washington. Alex's passion has always been to help students understand how... Read full Bio