Eric Chambers has nearly 20 years of experience in fund development having raised $30 million in the last decade alone. For the past 13 years Eric has been developing and securing funding for a variety of educational programs ranging from teaching American history, prevention and behavioral health services, math and science improvement, and technology integration. For the past eight years Eric has managed a full-service E-Rate program serving 19 school districts in Western Washington State, generating millions of dollars in new revenue for participating school districts. He also worked with several school districts conducting the human part of district-level technology program reviews.
An accomplished instructor, Eric has held adjunct teaching positions with the Colleges of Education at Western Washington University and the University of Washington where he taught classes in educational psychology, fund development, program development, and applied research/evaluation. He has also taught countless workshops in grant writing, including a pre-conference workshop at NCCE.
Eric comes to NCCE from the Northwest ESD 189, a regional service agency in Washington State, where he most recently served as the Director of Evaluation, Planning, and Development.