Professor Danette Ver Woert






Assistant Professor
Buntain School of Nursing



  • BSN, Northwest University, 2011
  • MN, University of Washington, Bothell, 2015
  • Ph.D. Organizational Leadership (Higher Education) Northwest University, in progress


As a high school student, Danette envisioned becoming either a teacher or an international nurse. Today, she is honored to live into both dreams. She is passionately curious about the intersections of culture and higher education. She is energized by opportunities to empower students, specifically young women, in leadership development. Her nursing background includes in-patient adult oncology and out-patient Urgent Care.


Swimming, biking, running.


International Higher Education, Service Learning, Curriculum Development, Online Learning


“Learning Through Serving: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Community Engagement in Higher Education,” in Kazakhstan 2017. “Orienting New Nurses in Home Health,” Seattle 2015.

Recommended Reading

  • Intentional Living by John Maxwell.
  • The Female Brain by Louann Brizendine.
  • The Heart of Higher Education by Arthur Zajonc, Megan Scribner, and Parker Palmer