Tiffany Koyama Lane is a public school teacher, union organizer, Japanese American (Yonsei), activist, and mama of two. She is running for Portland City Council in District 3, where she is proud to live and work. Tiffany earned her BA and MA in Education at the University of Oregon (go Ducks!), and has spent her entire professional life in public education, teaching kindergarten through fifth grade in schools ranging from under-resourced Title 1 schools to magnet programs. Tiffany is currently a third-grade teacher at Sunnyside Environmental School, and an active member of the Sunnyside community. In the classroom, Tiffany loves supporting students of all backgrounds, encouraging kids to bring their full selves into learning. She received the 2022 “Teachers Rock” Award and was a 2023 runner-up for OnPoint Educator of the Year for the energy and care she brings to her teaching.
A proud union member, Tiffany has served as the Lead External Organizer for the Portland Association of Teachers, and is currently a member of the Steering Committee, where she supports the bargaining process for over 5,000 members fighting for vibrant, safe classrooms for Portland students. She was proud to volunteer for Measure 26-214, Preschool for All, as “Teacher Tiffany,” gathering over a thousand signatures to bring universal preschool to the ballot, and eventually securing the most progressive free preschool program in America for Multnomah County kids. Inspired by seeing what Portlanders accomplish when they work together, Teacher Tiffany is now a City Council candidate for Portland District 3,
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Portland, OR 97214-5246
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