Academic Department

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to instill in all students a passion for lifelong learning and to inspire each one to contribute as a responsible citizen to the future of our interconnected world.


We are a community of caring individuals who value learning and take responsibility for our global future.

Core Values:

We believe that. . .

    • all people with a passion for learning who accept responsibility for their choices improve the quality of life
    • all people have inherent worth and bring unique gifts and talents to our community
    • our community’s strengths lie in the foundation provided by families and our willingness to embrace diversity
    • consistently engaging in honest communication creates an informed and trusting community that is nurturing and respectful
    • our children’s opportunities rely upon their skills to compete in an interconnected, interdependent world
    • challenging ourselves commits us to change and fosters continuous growth

Academic Department Staff

Dr. Chase Huotari
Chief Academic Officer – Secondary 862-2411
Dr. Toni Stevenson
Chief Academic Officer – Elementary 862-2411
Dr. Lynlie Schoene
Chief Innovation Officer 862-2411
Dr. Sharon Kight
Chief Officer of Special Education 803-5400
Troy Johnson
Assistant Director of Special Education 803-5400
Kelly Anderson
Mental Health Specialist 803-5400
Emily Baker
District Reading Coordinator 862-2411
Nadine Gilkison
Technology Integration Supervisor 862-2411
Amy Hacker
District ELL Supervisor 862-2411
Janet Hollingsworth
District Math Coordinator 862-2411
Chris Kramer
Academic Coordinator 862-2411
Terri Laker
Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent 862-2411
Haley Mulligan
Supervisor of Analytics and Assessment 862-2411
Jennifer Smith
Academic Coordinator 862-2411
Lexie Rich
Student Information System Specialist 862-2411
Cindy Stafford
Student Information System Specialist 862-2411
Danielle Wyse
District Data & Analytics Specialist 862-2411