Ron Knight

Ron Knight worked for Portland’s David Douglas School District for twenty-nine years before retiring.  He was a middle school Language Arts and Social Studies teacher for fifteen years.  He then served as the District Staff Development Coordinator training teachers for seven years. For his final seven years, Knight was the Director of Fir Ridge Campus –David Douglas School District’s alternative high school program. He has traveled to forty-seven other countries; he loves to learn from other people and see things from their perspective. He believes very strongly in social justice, equality and affordable public education. When not involved in multiple community improvement and volunteer activities, he can be found gardening, hiking, birding, reading and listening to music