"All students will have highly effective teachers who are skilled and confident."
--BPS Staff Development Department Vision
The mission of the Bismarck Public School District Staff Development 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
Brigitte Johnson, K-12 Consultant/Staff Developer, MTSS, Behavior, Social Emotional Learning
Andrea Seibel K-12 Consultant/Staff Developer, MTSS, Academics, Data, Assessment
Maria Neset, K-12 Project Based Learning Sustainability Coach, Instruction
Tara Olson, 6-12 Staff Developer, Standards Based Education, ELA, Mentorship Program
Mary McHugh, 6-12 Staff Developer, Math, Standards Based Education
Nikki Szajkowski, K-5 Staff Developer, Math & Science, Mentorship Program
Tina Pletan, K-5 Staff Developer, ELA & Social Studies, Mentorship Program