Learning Services Overview

  • Learning Services – Vision and Goals

    Learning Services is a learning-centered organization that supports students and schools through servant leadership and strives to improve student achievement through creating and sustaining

    • Guaranteed and viable curriculum
    • Effective and culturally responsive practices in instruction and assessment
    • Differentiated professional learning experiences
    • Quality and engaging resources to support learning and instruction

    NCSD System of Practice

  • Learning Services
    District Office Staff


    Jayne Willard
    Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum
    Jennifer Donatelli
    Director of Curriculum and Instruction
    Jill Hlavacek
    Director of Innovation and Learning
    Megan Plackett
    Director of Professional Learning & Student Programs
    Teachers on Special Assignment
    Kim Burke, Project Manager
    Jeremy Lin, Gifted Coordinator/Project Manager  
    Carrie Ray, Project Manager
    Trish Sniadecki, Project Manager
    Sue Jin Striedl, Project Manager
    Kelly Talaga, Project Manager
    Mary Pat Shea, Managers Grants
    Amy Niecikowski, Digital Application & Virtual Learning Manager
    Pam Berryman
    Tariro Makiwa
    Meganne Benjamin
    Elizabeth Wenzel