Porter Eichenlaub

Porter is a passionate facilitator and advocate of positive youth development and has worked with young people for the past decade as a teacher, mentor, facilitator, program coordinator and curriculum developer in a wide variety of settings. He has taught in private schools, developed and ran afterschool programs, ran wilderness-based rite of passage programs for teens and their families, coordinated youth programs for nonprofits, and ran a business offering mentoring and SEL summer camps for young people. He is committed to facilitating the deep and lasting personal/interpersonal growth that young people need to thrive across their lifespan. Porter currently works as the Social and Emotional Learning Program Manager with School’s Out Washington, a statewide youth intermediary, where he supports SEL initiatives and develops and runs trainings across the state. He holds a growing passion and commitment to promote the intersection of Social & Emotional Learning and equity work.  Porter holds a B.A. from Antioch University Seattle in Education and Human Development, and is a certified counselor through The Interchange Counseling Institute. In his free time Porter explores the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest, dances often, makes music, and spends quality time with friends and family.