Division of Teaching and Learning

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Student learning is at the core of everything we do.

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Division of Teaching and Learning

Using research and best practice as its guide, the Division of Teaching and Learning includes a cadre of strong and successful programs that support learning instruction and technology for schools, children, youth and families.

The division works in partnership with schools, districts, families, communities, higher education, businesses, government and other partners to help create opportunities for educational success throughout the region. Content experts offer a wide variety of professional development courses for teachers, early learning providers and parents designed to support achievement and life-long learning.

EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION

Individualized assistance with everything from child care to school readiness to professional learning opportunities.

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PROFESSIONAL LEARNING & CLOCK HOURS

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PARAEDUCATOR TESTING

ESD 112 provides the SW Washington region with introductory level training for competencies 1-6, 7-11, & 13

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TEACHER CERTIFICATION

We provide teacher, administrator and ESA certification services for the ESD 112 region.

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SPECIALIZED STUDENT SERVICES

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SMARTER BALANCED RESOURCES

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Contacts

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Mike Nerland

Assistant Superintendent, Teaching & Learning

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Phone: 360-750-7500

Email: mike.nerland@esd112.org

Jodi Wall

Executive Director, Early Care & Education

Contact

Phone: 360-952-3366

Email: jodi.wall@esd112.org

Kathy Whitlock

Executive Director, School and Student Success

Contact

Phone: 360-952-3417

Email: kathy.whitlock@esd112.org

Mary Mertz

Executive Director, Specialized Student Services

Contact

Phone: 360-952-3529

Email: mary.mertz@esd112.org

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Programs & Services

The Division of Teaching and Learning encompasses early care and education, workforce training, school programs, prevention services, school success initiatives, educational technology, STEM, research and assessment, math and science resources, and specialized student services.

More information on our programs can be found on the following pages:

STEM Initiatives

CS@112

DigitalBug (Google Services)

nPower Girls

Regional Math Services

Regional Science Services

STEM Materials Center

Youth Services

Open Doors Program

REACH K-12 Program

Teaching & Learning Resources

Digital Media Center

Educator Effectiveness (TPEP)

Parent U

Regional ELA Services

School Improvement Assistance

Smarter Balanced Resources

EDU-speak Video Series

Specialized Student Services
Early Care & Education

1-2-3 Grow and Learn

Child Care Aware of Washington

Early Achievers / QRIS

Early Head Start

WaKIDS

Professional Development Programs

eVAL

Educator Effectiveness (TPEP)

DigitalBug (Google Services)

Regional ELA Services

Early Achievers / QRIS

Digital Learning Services

Clock Hours

Certification

SafeSchools

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ESD 112

Our scope of services is wide and varied. It includes but is not limited to curriculum; instructional support and assessment; business operations; transportation; youth employment; printing; public relations; data processing; payroll; fingerprinting; network support; a statewide K-20 computer network; traffic safety education; construction management; preschool programs; homeless transportation; para-educator training; and special education.
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