AP Teacher, Lincoln High School, Tacoma, WA
Nate Bowling is in his eleventh year of teaching at Lincoln High School in Tacoma, WA. He teaches AP human geography and AP government and politics and blogs about teaching, matters of justice, and educational equity issues at natebowling.com. Bowling’s writing has been published in The Washington Post, New York Observer, Huffington Post, and Seattle Times. He is a co-founder of Teachers United, a teacher-led education policy advocacy group, and a veteran of the US Air Force Reserves. He was a 2014 recipient of the Milken Family Foundation’s National Educator Award, the 2016 Washington State Teacher of the Year, and one of four finalists for 2016 National Teacher of the Year.