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Priscilla Allen

Allen, Priscilla

Teacher Northgate Newcomers Grade 3-5


I teach intermediate newcomers at Northgate Elementary, grades 3, 4 and 5. I teach basic English skills to students that are new to the United states and the English language.

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I have been a teacher for over 20 years and I have taught in many countries. I grew up in the Netherlands, in Europe. I studied Chinese and Mongolian in Leeds in England and I worked for many years in Mongolia and in London. I have been Seattle since 2000 and I taught at the University of Washington and at Mercer Middle School before coming to Northgate.

I love teaching newcomers at Northgate because my class contains the whole world! I love to see how young new Americans improve their English very quickly.  I enjoy learning about other languages and I can speak a little Chinese and Mongolian as well as English.

Please come and visit!
Priscilla Allen

Andrade, David

Speech-Language Pathologist

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Se habla espan~ol.

Catherine Banobi
Benjamin Barber

Barber, Benjamin

Art Teacher



2020-2021 will be my third year at spectacular Northgate Elementary. Prior to moving to Seattle in 2017, I lived and taught in Chicago. I am a maker, runner, reader, and proud cat parent. I am very grateful to wonder and create with such awesome students and staff. Go eagles!

Luna Barbosa

Bartlett, Jan

Teacher-Elementary Specialist


I am Northgate's Math Interventionist. I have taught for 20 years. When I'm not teaching, I am enjoying time with my family or taking long walks.

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Berg, Katherine

Teacher/Bilingual BE
Rebecca Brito
Alexander Brown

Brown, Alexander

Special Education Assistant/ISE

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May the Force be with You!!!

Bryant Morehead, Holly

Teacher-Special Education-XG


I teach Special Education K-5 resource.
Northgate is my community and has a special place in my heart. I love nature, reading on my deck and cats.

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Caryl Campbell

Campbell, Caryl

1st Grade Teacher


I began educating in the Seattle Public Schools in 1985, I have been at Northgate since 2007. I have taught grades K-2, currently I get to spend my days with amazing 1st grade students.

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I love the SEAHAWKS!!!!! I have two dogs, and as many of you know I live in the school neighborhood. I often get to see my students while out walking them. I am a student advocate, I believe everyone learns differently, and I strive to ensure my students get the learning they need, the way they learn best. I am an outspoken proponent for all students and strongly believe in rules and also having fun! I teach my kids to be good school citizens as well as academics. Come say HI in Room 3! 

Susana Caro Rios

Caro Rios, Susana

Bilingual Instr Asst -203/7
Erin Carroll

Carroll, Erin

Occupational Therapist


I came to Northgate Elementary in 2018, and am so grateful to get to work alongside some incredible educators and amazing students.

Guillermo Carvajal

Carvajal, Guillermo

Family Support Worker, Homeless Program/McKinney Vento Program Building contact

Chen, Leslie

First Grade Teacher


Ni Hao, Bonjour, Hola Northgate Community!

I love that Northgate Elementary is diverse, community and family oriented.

I have been at Northgate since 2017 and teaching since 2012.

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Karen Choe

Choe, Karen

3rd Grade Teacher

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My name is Karen Choe, and I have been teaching at Northgate since 2014. I have taught 3rd through 5th grades, but mostly 3rd grade. Teaching at Northgate is awesome because I love the students, families, and staff!

I have 3 adorable dogs (Cooper, Lani, and Roo) and a son named Luca who was born in January 2020. When I am not teaching, I enjoy traveling, reading, and playing flag football and volleyball with my friends.