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Baionne Coleman

Impact | Puget Sound Elementary
School Leader
Tukwila, WA
Baionne Coleman, Principal, is a Washington State native and has almost two decades of experience working in education. Baionne grew up in Seattle’s various education models. She has served as an educator and administrative leader, including serving as the Student Life Director, Preschool Co-Director and Social-Emotional Coordinator at a local elementary school. Prior to this, she served as an Academic Counselor and Advisor at Rainier Scholars and as the America Reads coordinator for University of Washington. She holds a BA in Political Science and minor in Law Society, and Justice from the University of Washington, she also holds a MAT with a Special Education endorsement and earned a second M.Ed. with Principal certification from Seattle University. Baionne has presented at various national conferences such as ASCD, the NASSP, and AMLE. She has consulted on curriculum for Committee for Children and has lobbied for SEL across WA. She has created high-quality SEL curriculum for IPS in partnership with Valor Collegiate Academies. Baionne serves as a member of many community organizations and is co-founder of Impact Public Schools where she currently serves as a Resident School Leader and Learning Specialist.