Advising

SES Academic Advising

Advisors at the School of Educational Studies (SES) are ready to assist you. We help students in a variety of areas, including guidance on institutional policy, course planning, and preparation for graduation and beyond. Learn more about our advisors below and set up an in-person or phone advising appointment today.


Undergraduate Advising


Kathy Mitchell

Kathy Mitchell, Advisor
Kathy and Laura Garinger both advise UWB undergraduate students interested in our Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies degree--either with or without the Elementary Teacher Certification option. They also assist undergraduate students in other majors who are in the Education and Society minor, Teaching and Learning minor, and the Diversity minor.

Email: kmm1101@uw.edu

Click here to make an appointment
with Kathy


Laura Garinger

Laura Garinger, Advisor
Laura and Kathy Mitchell both advise UWB undergraduate students interested in our Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies degree--either with or without the Elementary Teacher Certification option. They also assist undergraduate students in other majors who are in the Education and Society minor, Teaching and Learning minor, and the Diversity minor.

Email: laurag11@uw.edu

Click here to make an appointment
with Laura


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Karen Brusseau, Elementary Education Placement Coordinator
Karen advises the newly accepted Bachelor of Arts students in the Elementary Education Option that started March 2018 (Cohort 3).

Email: karenb@uw.edu

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with Karen


Undergraduate Transfer Student Advising


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Kristen Labrecque, Transfer Advisor & Recruiter
Kristen works in the Admissions Office  and advises prospective undergraduate students interested in transferring to UW Bothell and majoring in Educational Studies.  If ou would like more information about UW Bothell, the application process, or what it takes to transfer to the Educational Studies major, please contact Kristen.

Email: klbrcq@uw.edu

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with Kristen

 


Graduate Advising


Jody Ellinger

Jody Ellinger, Advisor
Jody advises current and prospective graduate students in our Master of Education (M.Ed.) program.  In addition, she advises prospective students interested in our K8 Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certifcation program and the Secondary and Middle Level Teacher Certification M.Ed. program.

Email: jelling@uw.edu

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with Jody


Kim McKay

Kim McKay, Advisor
Kim advises current students admitted our K8 Post-Baccalaureate and the Secondary and Middle Level Teacher Certification M.Ed. program. Kim tracks progress and maintains records of teacher certification requirements to ensure that these teacher certification students have completed WA state requirements for certification and endorsements.

Email: klmckay@uw.edu

Email Kim directly to make an appointment


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Michele Graaff, Advisor
Michele advises current and prospective students interested in our Leadership Development for Educationrs (LEDE) program, and our Expanding Capacity for Special Education Leadership (ECSEL) program.

Email: mgraaff@uw.edu

Email Michele directly to set up an appointment

 

When contacting your advisor

When emailing your advisor, please follow these guidelines:

1) In the subject line include your name and your program / program of interest

EX:  Subject: "Albert Einstein, K8 Post-Baccalaureate Program"

2) Include your UW student number (if any) in the body

3) Include a brief message describing your issue or question. Be specific.

4) Tell us which advisor in our school (if any) you have met with before

 

Question about which advisor to contact?

If you are unsure of which advisor to see, email uwbses@uw.edu with the information above (1-4), or visit our office in UW1-311.

You may also call our front desk 425-352-5411 during office hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.  If your call is not answered right away, please leave a voicemail with the information above (1-4), and your email address.