State Relations Specialist
Jonathan Gibson works in the WIDA Client Relations Department as a State Relations Specialist to help WIDA states fully advantage benefits and opportunities through their membership in the WIDA Consortium. His experience as a secondary EL and Bilingual Education teacher, and as a Nevada LEA and State Title III Director focus his efforts to serve students, empower teachers, and engage leaders through policy and practice.
Jonathan has a B.A. in Spanish and teaching certification in Math and Spanish from Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, and an M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Bilingual Education from Boise State University. He enjoys engaging Latino culture through interpretation and translation, and believes in leveraging bilingual students’ linguistic advantages to help students achieve full educational opportunity. He also enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Phone: (385) 201-9414