"All students will have highly effective teachers who are skilled and confident."
--BPS Professional Learning Department Vision
The mission of the Bismarck Public School District Professional Learning Department is "to support and engage district staff in continuous improvement by promoting and providing meaningful, relevant, and collaborative professional development."
Brittany Upton, Director of Curriculum/Instruction/Professional Learning
Laurie Friesz, Administrative Assistant
Tara Olson, 6-12 Curriculum/Professional Learning, Standards Based Education, ELA, Mentorship Program
Jen Zacher, 6-8 Curriculum/Professional Learning Literacy
Nikki Szajkowski, K-8 Curriculum/Professional Learning, Math
Tina Pletan, K-5 Curriculum/Professional Learning, ELA & Social Studies, Reading Recovery, Mentorship Program
Elsie Sheldon, K-5 Curriculum/Professional Learning, Math & Social Studies, Mentorship Program
Sheyna Jensen, K-5 Curriculum/Professional Learning, ELA Science, Health, Mentorship Program