Elizabeth Jameyson is a Senior Program Associate at WestEd where she leads and directs projects focused on improving outcomes for students designated as English Learners and in the federally funded Migrant Education Program. Her work emphasizes implementing evidence-based practices in the classroom as well as quality control related to identifying and recruiting students to receive migrant education services.
In past years, she has developed and facilitated content for Leading with Learning, an Investing in Innovation (i3) project designed to increase achievement for English Learners through transforming educational systems. Jameyson co-designed and facilitated professional learning for teachers to support English Learners to interpret and produce texts and ideas within rich, relevant, content-integrated units.
Prior to her work on English Learners and migrant education, Jameyson supported district transitions to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) by developing and facilitating workshops and providing job-embedded coaching on enacting CCSS-aligned systems of curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
Previously, Jameyson taught English and reading at the middle and high school levels. Jameyson completed her bachelor’s degree in English literature and sociology at Mills College and earned a master’s degree in teacher education at the University of California, Berkeley.