Ellen Taussig

B.A. (English), Bennington College; M.A.T (English), Yale University; Fulbright/DAAD Grant, English Teaching, Berlin, Germany.

Ellen has over 35 years of experience in education as a teacher and administrator at the Oakwood and Newbridge Schools in Los Angeles, the Overlake School in Redmond, at Seattle and Bellevue public schools, and at NWS. She is a former Education Coordinator for the Seattle Symphony and was a founding board member of the Pacific Rim Camp for the Arts. Ellen has served on the Boards of the Pacific Northwest Association of Independent Schools and Zion Preparatory School. She was a Klingenstein Fellow in 1997, a member of the State Commission on High School Graduation Requirements, and is currently a Governor appointee on the state Higher Education Facilities Authority. Her articles have appeared in Independent School Magazine and Education Week. At NWS since its inception. Ellen was recently recognized as a Changemaker in Global Washington.

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