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Meet Professor Howard Yank
Meet Professor Howard Yank

Howard Yank, MA, is a secondary cohort leader and instructor in the Graduate Teacher Education Program (GTEP). He is a former curriculum administrator for advanced programs, a teacher mentor, and an instructional coach. Mr. Yank graduated from U.C. Berkeley and holds a master’s degree in history from San Francisco State University. He began his teaching career in 1969, working with urban schools of high poverty, and in select international schools in Latin America. His focus is on the development of strategies for effective student collaboration, techniques for high engagement and rigor, and building an inquiry based classroom environment. He continues to lead workshops and facilitate professional development for teachers and administrators in western states and in Mexico.

Howard Yank, MA
Portland State University
Graduate School of Education
Curriculum and Instruction
PO Box 751
615 SW Harrison
Room 206H
Portland, Oregon  97207-0751
Phone: 503-725-4686
Fax: 503-725-5599
Email: hyank@pdx.edu