Our Team

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Tonya Estes

Faculty Commons Chair


I began my teaching career in 1989 while living in Szeged, Hungary. I was finishing my undergraduate degree from the Evergreen State College with an independent study contract, experiencing the cultural impact of the end of Communism there. I taught English to support myself and realized I loved grammar, language, and connecting with students. I …more about Tonya Estes

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Ahmad Ghashmari

Culturally Responsive Practices Lead


Ahmad started working at Bellevue College as a full-time ELI instructor in 2017. Prior to that he was a visiting professor of English at University of Akron in Ohio. At BC, Ahmad has served on the Faculty Commons Council, the Climate Justice Curriculum Committee, and the Learning English in Action Program (LEAP) curriculum committee. He …more about Ahmad Ghashmari

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Timothy Chang

Developing Instructor Academy Lead


I was drawn to the teaching profession in 2001 when I was accepted to the New York City Teaching Fellows program, a Master’s Degree program designed to train non-educators to teach in New York’s “highest-need neighborhoods.” I taught English as a Second Language (ESL) in a high school in Brooklyn with the fellowship and then …more about Timothy Chang

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Taylor Dalrymple

Adjunct Support Lead

  • Email: taylor.dalrymple@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-3346
  • Office Location: D104B
  • Office Hours: In the Commons (D104): Mondays, 2-3 p.m. in Adjunct Office Space (B142): Thursdays, 1-2 p.m. and Zoom: https://bellevuecollege.zoom.us/j/84881173878?pwd=cWQxTXJ4WW9qZC93RkVrR0tBWFR5dz09


Taylor started at Bellevue College in fall 2015. He has taught as an adjunct in Adult Basic Education, English Language Institute, Sociology, and Counseling. He has been actively involved in a variety of positions in campus governance and service: co-chair the Positive Policies for Adjunct Committee, lead in Service Learning and Community Engagement efforts, and …more about Taylor Dalrymple

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Leslie Lum

Tenure Track Mentoring Lead


Leslie has taught business courses at BC for over two decades and has worked with scores of minority- and women-owned enterprises under the auspices of the UW Foster Consulting and Business Development Center. Leslie authored the textbook Personal Investing, coauthored Business Consulting in a Multicultural America, has poems and short stories in various literary publications, …more about Leslie Lum

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Humaira Jackson

Data PD Liaison Lead


Humaira Jackson earned a BA from Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec and a MA in Economics from Carleton University.  After holding positions in government and banking, she found a love of teaching and has taught at BC for almost twenty years. Along with teaching classes in Economics, Humaira is passionate about racial justice and has participated …more about Humaira Jackson

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Sonya Doucette

Climate Justice Lead


I have been passionate about sustainability education, which focuses on interconnections between social injustice and environmental degradation, since my junior year in college and I have worked to promote it within higher education for 20 years. I began managing a Climate Justice project at BC in 2018 and have had the pleasure of working with …more about Sonya Doucette

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Jen Anderson

OETA 05 Lead


I began teaching at Bellevue College as an adjunct Communication Studies Instructor in 2007 and became a full-time faculty member in 2013. Prior to coming to BC, I worked in the non-profit sector and taught at Green River Community College. I have the pleasure of teaching a variety of courses at BC, both at the …more about Jen Anderson

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Wendy Wilson

Faculty Commons Program Manager

Last Updated May 16, 2023