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WEM History

A TIMELINE OVERVIEW OF WEM HISTORY:

1986:

WEM is founded by Dianna Galante and hosts one classroom of students.

1989:

WEM moves to existing campus property with 2.5 acres, a Barn, and a converted garage totaling three classrooms.

2005:

Joseph Galante, M. Ed. Joins WEM full-time as Co-Director with Dianna Galante

2009:

Construction of the Cascade, Olympic, and Rainier Classrooms, and the addition of Solar and Geo-Thermal systems to the WEM Campus. WEM now has six classrooms.

2010:

City of Bothell designates Palm Creek on WEM campus as “healthiest section of stream.”

2011:

WEM Receives Initial AMS Accreditation

2014:

WEM remodels and adds the “Barn” classroom bringing the classroom total to seven.

2016:

Purchase of the adjoining 2.5-acre property bringing the WEM campus to a total of 5-acres.

2017:

Construction of the Lower and Upper Elementary “Trinomial Cube” building, and the addition of an upgraded, underground fire suppression and power supply system.

Nidhi Oberoi begins as a Program Director at WEM

2019:

Nidhi Oberoi begins as a Director at WEM, and WEM applies for AMS Re-Accreditation.

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