STMA Teaching & Learning Department

STMA Teaching & Learning Department

Director of Teaching & Learning

Director of Teaching & Learning

Teri Johnson
Director of Teaching & Learning
763-497-6531
763-497-3180 Ext 95531
terij@stma.k12.mn.us

The Director of Teaching & Learning is responsible for providing leadership, coordination, and organization for Teaching & Learning Department staff. Department responsibilities include the implementation, planning, coordination, and evaluation of district-wide curriculum, staff development, testing and assessment, new teacher mentorship, and high potential, Title I and English Learner programming at all grade levels. Additional responsibilities include the oversight of Federal Title Grants, the management and implementation of MN Legislative and Federal ESSA requirements, organizing and leading district outreach committees designed for teacher, parent, student, and community input, and communicating district improvement initiatives and results.

Advisory Committees
- American Indian Education Parent Advisory Committee

-District Advisory Committee (DAC)

English Learner Programs

-Grades K-12

Federal Title Grants

- Title I
- Title II
- Title III

High Potential Programs
- Grades 3-8 Student Identiification
- Grade Level Acceleration Requests

Staff Development
- District Staff Development Coordination
- St. Mary's Course Offerings

World's Best Workforce

Curriculum Coordinator

Curriculum Coordinator

Shari Ledahl
Curriculum Coordinator
763-497-3180 Ext 95536
sharilynl@stma.k12.mn.us

The Curriculum Coordinator is responsible for the implementation, planning, coordination, and evaluation of district-wide curriculum at all grade levels (Early Childhood through Grade 12), and coordinating and facilitating all mentorship support programming for new-to-district staff members.

Curriculum
- EC-12 Curriculum Review
- Curriculum Maps
- Curriculum Capital Outlay
- MN Common Course Catalog (MCCC)
- MN Student Survey

-Reading Well by Third Grade Plan
Mentorship
- District Mentorship Committee
- New Teacher Workshop
- New Teacher Study Groups

Curriculum Technology Integration Coordinator

Curriculum Technology Integration Coordinator

Sandi Ferris
Curriculum Technology Integration Coordinator
763-497-3180 Ext 95168
sandif@stma.k12.mn.us

The Curriculum Technology Integration Coordinator is responsible for facilitating the integration of technology into curriculum and instructional practices district-wide, and provides staff development, leadership and support for staff members.
 
Curriculum
- Manages On-line Curriculum Resources
- Supports Curriculum Adoption of Technology Resources
Staff Development
- Facilitates Technology Integration Training Sessions
- Supports Technology Enhanced Lesson Development
Technology Integration
- Leads Building Technology Integration Specialists

Testing & Assessment and MARSS Coordinator

Testing & Assessment and MARSS Coordinator

Jonah Barten
Testing & Assessment Coordinator
MARSS Coordinator
763-497-6505
763-497-3180 Ext 95505

jonahb@stma.k12.mn.us

The Testing & Assessment Coordinator is responsible for providing leadership and training regarding the collection, dissemination, and analysis of student data, and support for teachers and administrators in the effective use of data to measure student progress and inform and guide instructional practices. The MARSS Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all district MARSS reporting.

MARSS
- Coordinates District & Site MARSS Reporting
Testing & Assessment
- ACCESS
- ACT/Pre-ACT/AP/PSAT
- FastBridge Assessments
- MCA/MTAS
- NWEA Assessments

Kindergarten Principal

Kindergarten Principal

John McDonald
Kindergarten Principal
763-497-2688 Ext 1524
johnm@stma.k12.mn.us

Advisory Committees
- American Indian Education Committee
Curriculum
- Pre-K to K Curriculum
Staff Development
- Admin Instructional Rounds
- Admin Study Group Sessions
World's Best Workforce
- IV. Strategies for Improving Instruction & Curriculum (School Readiness Plan

Manager of Special Services

Manager of Special Services

Dr. Amy Larkin
Manager of Special Services
763-497-3180 Ext 5507
763-497-6501
amylar@stma.k12.mn.us

The Manager of Special Services is responsible for directing, developing, and providing ongoing leadership, coordination, and supervision of the district’s Special Education services, within established policies and directives of the STMA District and its Special Education Cooperative and any Federal or State applicable laws. Programming oversight includes special education, Section 504, School Health Services, and School Social Work.

Special Education
- Provides leadership and coordination of district Special Education services
District 504 Coordinator
Homeless Liason

Curriculum, Staff Development and Testing Administrative Assistant

Denice Petrowski
Teaching & Learning Department Administrative Assistant
763-497-3180 Ext 95300
denicep@stma.k12.mn.us

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing clerical support to department staff members to ensure the efficient functioning of the Teaching & Learning Department.