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Tony Graham

Director of Professional Development

TGraham@kpbsd.k12.ak.us
P: 907.714.8864
F: 907.262.9645

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    In order to address student learning in the 21st Century recognizing that students today are Digital Natives, coaches are available to support teachers in both effective instruction and the integration of technology in the classroom. Within a culture of collaboration, coaches will provide timely access to resources, information and best practices to support the teaching and learning process.

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    Professional Learning Development Staff

    Amanda Adams

    Lead Innovation Designer

    AAdams@kpbsd.k12.ak.us

    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

    Annaleah Karron

    Effective Instruction Coach

    AKarron@kpbsd.k12.ak.us

    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 implementation of District programs and projects.

    Cathy Kibling

    Special Education Instruction Coach

    ckibling@kpbsd.k12.ak.us

    Provide support to early career special education teachers, Intensive needs teachers and new to district 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.

    Melissa Linton

    Curriculum Coordinator

    MLinton@kpbsd.k12.ak.us

    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.

    Cindy McKibben

    Lead Interventionist

    CMcKibben@kpbsd.k12.ak.us

    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

    Jessica Scogin

    Federal Programs & Assessment Coordinator

    JScogin@kpbsd.k12.ak.us

    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.

    Nikki Stein

    Effective Instruction Coach

    NStein@kpbsd.k12.ak.us

    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.

    Erin Stevens

    Title 1 Early Literacy Specialist Southern Peninsula

    EStevens@kpbsd.k12.ak.us

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

    Michelle Thomason

    Lead Effective Instruction Coach

    MThomason@kpbsd.k12.ak.us

    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.

    Devin Way

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

    DWay@kpbsd.k12.ak.us

    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.