Dr. Jeff McCormick serves as a project director for the University of Washington Center for Educational Leadership (CEL). Dr. McCormick provides instructional leadership support for principals and teacher leaders in urban, suburban and rural districts. He also serves as program coordinator and teaching faculty for the University of Washington Bothell Leadership Development for Educators (LEDE) principal preparation program. Prior to joining CEL, Dr. McCormick served as a central office leader, principal, instructional coach, and teacher. He received his Ed.D. from the University of Washington in 2012.