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Teaching and Learning

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 Assessment

Developing 21st Century Literacy Skills
In 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 Johnson
Executive Director of Teaching and Learning Personalized Learning & Interventions
Fax 763-745-5092
Shelly Nelson
Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Fax 763-745-5092
Brad Anderson
Alternative Compensation Supervisor and Curriculum Support, Vision 21
Lauri Peterson
Fax 763-745-5092
Dr. Stacey Lackner
Director of Research and Evaluation
Fax 763-745-5067
Demae DeRocher
Research & Evaluation Department Secretary
Personalized Learning & Interventions Secretary
Cheryl Warzeha
Testing Technician