Dr. Christine Ermold
Director of Professional Learning & Federal Programs

Christine Ermold 2015
Email
cermold@kpbsd.k12.ak.us
Phone
907.714.8859
Fax
907.262.6354
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Professional Development

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Christine Ermold

Christine Ermold

Director of Federal Programs & Professional Learning

Budget creation and program management in support of achieving the district's Key Performance Indicators and Strategic Plan. Oversight of all Federally funded programs, managing compliance with grant requirements, and facilitation of the district's annual plan for professional development for all employees.

Amanda Adams

Amanda Adams

Lead Innovation Designer

Providing PD in Personalized Learning, innovative practices, online and blended pedagogy. Collaborating with School Administrators and PL Teams. Lead the PL Champs & Distance Ed Team

Melissa Linton

Melissa Linton

Curriculum Coordinator

Facilitate collaborative, standards-based curriculum design for the district. Develop and implement professional development plans to support the implementation of curriculum, curation of materials and resources for instructional.

CURRICULUM
Jessica Scogin

Jessica Scogin

Federal Programs & Assement Coordinator

Provide support for federal programs and oversee activities related to federal grants. Work collaboratively with program specialists to ensure programs within our district are in full alignment with grant requirements and KPBSD's strategic plan. Oversee state, and federal assessments and provide required training and oversight of assessment administration and reporting. Fulfill District Test Coordinator duties with the State of Alaska' DEED.

Michelle Thomason

Michelle Thomason

Lead Effective Instruction Coach

Provide support to early career teachers using the KPBSD mentoring and coaching model, onboarding to new teachers within the district, and assistance as requested to experienced teachers. Provide training and support to build capacity in the Effective Instructional Coaching team. Provide building support and professional development as needed.

Cindy McKibben

Cindy McKibben

Lead Interventionist

Oversight of KPBSD's RTI protocol, Power School intervention database, district benchmark assessments & websites. Support professional learning for interventionists and I-Teams, chair of the RTI committee, and member of the district PD team

INTERVENTION
Karla Barkman

Karla Barkman

District Librarian & Technology Coach

Supports and trains KPBSD library staff in the areas of collection development, library program administration, and library technology Supports effective integration of technology in the classroom. Manages district digital resources. Provides training and support to build capacity in use of digital tools and online resources. Organizes, promotes, facilitates KPBSD district Battle of the Books program. Manages the CSC collection.

Nikki Stein

Nikki Stein

Effective Instruction Coach

Provide support to early career teachers using the KPBSD mentoring and coaching model, partnering with new teachers within the district, and assistance as requested to experienced teachers. Provide training and support to teachers & schools within KPBSD. Providing support for implimentation of District progams and projects.

Annaleah Karron

Annaleah Karron

Effective Instruction Coach

Provide support to early career teachers using the KPBSD mentoring and coaching model, partnering with new teachers within the district, and assistance as requested to experienced teachers. Provide training and support to teachers & schools within KPBSD. Providing support for implimentation of District progams and projects.

Devin Way

Devin Way

Title 1 Early Literacy Specialist (Lead)
Central & Eastern Peninsula

Provide support to Title I PreK and Title I K-2 literacy programs; Collaborate with Title I school administrators and Title I funded staff; Plan and carry out the annual PreK screening process in coordination with other specialists and school staff; provide organization and leadership of PLC meetings for Title I PreK teachers, community PreK partners and others who serve Title I students; Assist schools in meeting compliance requirements for all Title I requirements; Provide support to new Title I PreK teachers, Title I interventionists, and new Early Literacy Specialists; Facilitate the development of a plan for program measures of effectiveness.

Erin Stevens

Erin Stevens

Title 1 Early Literacy Specialist
Southern Peninsula

Provide support to Title I PreK and Title I K-2 literacy programs; Collaborate with Title I school administrators and Title I funded staff; Assist with PLC meetings for Title I PreK teachers and others who serve Title I students; Assist schools in meeting compliance requirements for all Title I requirements; Provide support to Title I PreK teachers, Title I interventionists, and K-2 teachers at Title 1 schools.

Cathy Kibling

Cathy Kibling

Special Education Instruction Coach

Provide support to early career special education teachers, Intensive needs teachers and new to district special education teachers using the KPBSD mentoring and coaching model. Provide assistance as requested to experienced special education teachers. Provide training and support to build capacity in curriculum materials and teaching models used in special education. Provide district wide/building support and professional development as needed.

Rob Sparks

Video Tele-Communications (VTC) Coordinator

Create, Promote, Facilitate and Coordinate Video Tele Communications (VTC) opportunities for teachers and students. Develop and implement PD to support teachers who include remote students in their classrooms. Encourage and support the use of Video Conferencing in classrooms. Develop opportunities for virtual student collaborations.

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Documents
Documents
PDF Icon   PD Coach Brochure  
PDF Icon   Employee Handbook  
Word 2010 icon    Professional Development Course Proposal Form   
Word 2010 icon   Brokered Course Guide  
Word 2010 icon   KPBSD Course Guide  


Resources
Resources
Praxis Reimbursement form   Praxis Reimbursement form  
Internet Icon   Learning Forward, the Professional Learning Association  
PDF Icon   International Society for Educational Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards for Teachers  
Internet Icon   Out-of-District Opportunities  
Internet Icon   Alaska Staff Development Network