Director and Professor, Education

Ph.D., Educational Studies, University of Oxford M.Ed., School Administration, Seattle Pacific University B.A., Business Education & Elementary Education, University of Washington

Specializations : 
elementary education and philosophy of educational leadership

Box 358531

Professor Portin's research areas include school reform, leadership assessment, and evaluation of leadership roles, such as principals and superintendents, in the educational system. He has direct experience serving in public schools as a teacher, school principal, and district-level assistant director.