The teaching and learning department is based at the Education Service Center and led by Dr. Jill Johnson, executive director of teaching and learning. The department is responsible for overseeing the entire educational learning program, including developing the curriculum taught at each grade level, assessments, diversity education, the district's gifted education program (Vision 21), professional development, integrating technology into the classroom, and teaching cultural proficiency.
Focus of Curriculum, Instruction and AssessmentDeveloping 21st Century Literacy SkillsIn the 21st Century, learners will need to adapt to continual and rapid change, problem solve using multiple information sources and innovative thinking, work in a diverse world, interact fluently in a technological world, and be ready to learn skills for jobs that are yet to be created.Dr. Jill JohnsonExecutive Director of Teaching and Learning Personalized Learning & Interventions763-745-5022Fax 763-745-5092Shelly NelsonDirector of Curriculum and Instruction763-745-6131Fax 763-745-5092Brad AndersonAlternative Compensation Supervisor and Curriculum Support, Vision 21763-745-6125Lauri PetersonSecretary763-745-5021Fax 763-745-5092Dr. Stacey LacknerDirector of Research and Evaluation763-745-5065Fax 763-745-5067Demae DeRocherResearch & Evaluation Department SecretaryPersonalized Learning & Interventions Secretary763-745-6016Cheryl WarzehaTesting Technician763-745-5066