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


    Leadership Graphic


  • Learning Services
    District Office Staff

    Dr. Jennifer Hester Schalk
    Chief Academic Office
    Jayne Willard
    Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum
    Melissa Hampton
    Director of Professional Learning
    Jill Hlavacek
    Director of Innovation and Learning
    Marion Friebus-Flaman, Ph.D.
    Director of Language Acquisition Services
    Jennifer Donatelli
    Director of Curriculum and Instruction
    Teachers on Special Assignment
    Debbie Cota, Project Manager/Gifted Coordinator
    Betsy Koepnick, EC-8 ELL Coordinator
    Terry Morenus, Project Manager
    Kerry NiedermanProject Manager
    Suzanna Schweer, High School ELL Coordinator
    Trish SniadeckiProject Manager
    Janet SommervilleProject Manager 
    Sue Jin StriedlProject Manager 
    Kelly Talaga, Project Manager
    Gabriela VelazquezDual Language Coordinator 

    Marypat Marks
    Mary Sutton
    Gail Schremp
    Cinda Flitsch
    Mary Quinlan 
    Wendy Quiroz