Suzanne Johar

Associate Director of Educator Engagement

Suzanne is the Associate Director of Educator Engagement at WCEPS. In this role, she works with schools and districts on implementing the WIDA MODEL interim assessment and also supports the WCEPS professional learning department. 

Prior to joining the WCEPS team, she was a Professional Learning Specialist at WIDA for 4 years where she both designed and delivered WIDA workshops. She has been in the field of education for 16+ years and has taught in a variety of K–12 contexts both domestically and internationally. She also has worked with pre–service teachers as an Assistant Professor in a teacher preparation program and was an education consultant assisting school leadership teams in implementing targeted strategies for school improvement. 

Suzanne holds a BS in Elementary Education from the University of South Dakota and an MA in Teaching English as a Second Language from Hamline University in Minnesota.