Teaching & Learning Staff

Scott Johnson

Executive Director of Teaching and Learning
Phone: 
763-792-6007
Scott Johnson

Margaret Boyd

Administrative Assistant (Teaching & Learning)
Phone: 
763-792-6006
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John Bergeland

Literacy Coordinator, District
Phone: 
763-792-6145
  • ELA Standards Alignment K – 12
  • Content Area Literacy
  • CERF, Title 1, Read Well by Third Grade
  • Staff Development
  • Alternate Delivery Gran (CERF, AIMSWeb)
  • Curriculum Reviews (Language Arts, Social Studies, Science) and others as needed
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Pat Christiansen

Gifted Services Coordinator
Phone: 
763-792-6149
  • District Gifted Services Programming operations
    • Coordinate and support the services delivered by resource teachers
    • Set meeting schedules and agendas
    • Facilitate monthly staff meetings
    • Facilitate the process for identifying students’ needs for services
    • Manage the Gifted Services budget
    • Attend or present at meetings as requested
  • Curriculum and Programming
    • Represent or appoint a person to represent Gifted Services on curriculum and/or task force studies
    • Coordinate applicable curriculum, assessment, and staff development efforts
    • Coordinate staff development opportunities with Teaching and Learning Staff
    • Facilitate task force studies as needed
    • Work collaboratively with building and district administrators to ensure that students’ needs for programming are met
  • Centennial High School
    • Coordinate Honors, Advanced Placement, and College in the Schools Programs
    • Develop and facilitate the assessment processes for PLAN, PSAT, Accuplacer, and Advanced Placement tests
    • Consult with the high school counselors and teachers regarding the individual needs of gifted and high achieving students
  • Community at Large
    • Serve as an advocate for Gifted Services Programming
    • Prepare reports or articles for publication as requested
    • Connect with region, state, and national organizations focused on the needs of gifted students
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Mike Christensen

Technology Integrationist
Phone: 
763-792-6146
  • Technology Integration
    • Support and train teachers to use current and new technologies to enhance instruction to improve student achievement 
    • Support personal learning initiatives such as G3, hybrid learning, online learning, and flipped instruction
    • Assist in review of district technology plan
    • Curriculum and Instruction
    • Assist in embedding technology in curriculum review cycles when appropriate
    • Assist in review of Technology standards and curriculum
  • STEM
    • Assist in the development of STEM initiative
  • Compass Learning
    • Maintain Compass Infrastructure and Database 
    • Support each site the use of Compass Learning at each site
    • Assist in the support and training of teacher use and management
  • Data Management System (ADG)
    • Assist in the support and training of teacher use and management

 

 

Mike Christensen

Kelly Flohaug

Social Studies Teacher/CACS Facilitator (CHS), Drivers Ed Coordinator
Phone: 
763-792-5063
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Jane McDonald

Professional Learning and Curriculum Coordinator
Phone: 
763-792-6186
  • Mentorship
    • Meeting agendas and meeting facilitation
    • Design program components and evaluation in collaboration with T&L team
  • Systems accountability
    • Meeting agendas and meeting facilitation
  • Staff development
    • Design and coordinate district days in collaboration with T&L team
    • Review and help integrate building level activities
    • Meet with district committee
    • Attend building level committee meetings as available
    • Complete annual staff development report per state reporting requirements
    • Provide small group professional learning opportunities for staff in the areas of science and STEM related fields
  • Curriculum
    • Coordinate ordering and distribution of materials
    • Coordinate and facilitate review of Social Studies standards and curriculum
    • Coordinate and facilitate review of Technology standards and curriculum
    • Coordinate and facilitate review of science programs grade K-12
    • Facilitate curriculum writing activities and professional learning to improve instruction
    • Complete annual curriculum, assessment and instruction report per state reporting requirements
    • Provide continuing support of Elementary Science curriculum implementation
      • STEM(STEAM)
    • Provide instructional support to science, math and technology teachers in grades 6-12 in design and implementation of integrated STEM units and/or project-based learning experiences
  • Homeschool program
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Joshua Roland

Data & Assessment Coordinator
Phone: 
763-792-6148
  • Assessment
    • Maintain district testing procedures and calendars for district wide assessments:  MCA, GRAD, MAP, CogAT, PLAN, Explore
    • Manage assessment data and analysis for instructional purposes to administrators and teachers
    • Provide professional development around assessment procedures and data use. 
    • Coordinate efforts between ADG, Campus, and MARRS as these systems relate to testing data
  • Curriculum & Instruction
    • Assist in the review and implementation of the new social studies standards
    • Assist with mentorship and staff development efforts around instruction and best practices
  • Student Intervention Support Coordination
    • Maintain and assist in coordinating federal title program data
    • Facilitation of district tiered intervention implementation

Jessica Speed

Math Facilitator
Phone: 
763-792-6144

Nancy Oberg

Secretary of Teaching and Learning
Phone: 
763-792-6175
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