Jana Lamon

Associate Director of the Robinson Center and Director of Enrichment

Associate Director of the Robinson Center and Director of Enrichment ...

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Kathryn Higgins

Program Manager

Program Coordinator for Enrichment Programs at the Robinson Center...

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Janette Rawlings

Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator for the Saturday Enrichment and Summer Programs working with registration and logistics...

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Thomas Ames

Summer Stretch Instructor

Thomas has a B.S. in Mathematics and a Master’s in Accounting and teaches Algebra and Geometry...

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A.J. Balatico

Saturday & Summer Stretch Instructor

Ph.D. candidate in Learning Sciences at the University of Washington...

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Jeremiah Baxter

Summer Stretch Instructor

When not enjoying maps, Lord of the Rings, and Ancient Roman history, Jeremiah is a graduate writing tutor at UW...

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Truman Buffett

Summer Stretch Instructor

Truman will once again teach a fast-paced course in Geometry ...

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Gust Burns

Summer Stretch Instructor

Gust, a writer and musician, returns to teach a creative writing course in memoir...

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Marina Bydalek

Summer Stretch Instructor

With a passion for language and linguistics, Marina is an advocate for linguistics education...

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Bill Carty

Summer Stretch Instructor

An author and editor of the literary magazine Poetry Northwest, Bill teaches creative writing...

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Anne Duncan

Summer Stretch Instructor

Anne loves to support her students’ curiosities, experimentations, and social awareness in her classroom. ...

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Reese Johnston

Summer Stretch Instructor

Reese has been associated with the Robinson Center for a number of years, first as a student, now as an instructor...

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Jeevan Karki

Summer Stretch Instructor

Jeevan has 15 years of experience as an English language and literacy educator, teacher trainer, and literacy specialist...

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Reginald Kent

Summer Stretch Instructor

Reggie Kent is a published author with an M.A. in English Literature. He is an M.F.A. student in Creative Writing at UW...

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James "Jym" Kinney

Summer Stretch Instructor

“At their heart, math, science, and theatre are the same. They are all telling a story."...

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Jean Lutgen

Summer Stretch Instructor

Jean is a proud native Seattlite who is looking forward to her 20th year teaching Summer Stretch!...

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Scott Nara

Summer Stretch Instructor

Scott's true love in teaching is physics and he brings his passion for both physics and education into his classroom...

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Lisa Neshyba

Summer Stretch Instructor

Lisa's superpower is networking, bringing experts into her classes to enrich the students' learning experience...

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Michelle Nguyen

Summer Stretch Instructor

Michelle has competed in mock trial at both the high school and collegiate levels, winning several state titles...

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Corey Olds

Summer Stretch Instructor

Corey is an award-winning teacher and an author with nearly 30 years of experience...

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Pauly

Summer Stretch Instructor

Pauly is a former Boeing engineer with a passion for teaching math...

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Jeannine Sieler

Summer Stretch Instructor

Jeannine has been teaching Chemistry and AP Chemistry for almost 40 years...

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Nina Sobers

Summer Stretch Instructor

Nina is an instructor for the English Department, teaching composition, argumentation, research, and literary analysis...

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Melvin Soetrisno

Summer Stretch Instructor

Melvin once took the Stretch chemistry course he will now be teaching...

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Sharon Strodel

Summer Stretch Instructor

A math teacher in the Issaquah School District, Sharon is returning to Stretch to teach Algebra 2...

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Stephen Thornsberry

Summer Stretch Instructor

Stephen hopes young scholars from the program become active members of the local speech and debate community...

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Cristina Valensisi

Summer Stretch Instructor

Cristina is passionate about teaching and committed to advancing science through research and science education...

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Townsend Rowland

Saturday & Summer Stretch Instructor

Townsend is a Ph.D. student who loves all things nerdy...

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