Dr. June Rimmer serves as a project director for the University of Washington Center for Educational Leadersship. In this role she develops and manages district partnerships committed to building school leaders’ expertise in instructional leadership. Prior to joining the CEL team, June served in numerous leadership roles in urban education and foundation settings. She served as a program director with the Stupski Foundation in San Francisco coaching and providing technical assistance to urban district leaders committed to reform. In addition she was part of a research team examining powerful student learning experiences that lead to 21st century skills and competence as well the system-level change needed at both the district and state levels to support 21st century learning. June has also served as the chief academic officer of the Seattle Public Schools and assistant superintendent of the Indianapolis Public Schools. June’s professional interests lie in the design of equity-based instructional systems and building expertise in leaders' practice to improve instruction and to ensure that all students, particularly our most vulnerable children, exit our systems able to thrive in our dynamic, interconnected, global community.