Teaching and Learning Team
Brooke Nova – College and Career Coordinator
Brooke is an energetic, enthusiastic leader who has been immersed in the world of college and career preparation for the past seven years. She is a champion of all students with a strong belief in equity, and she is ready to take Hillsboro’s College and Career Pathways project to the next level.
Arcema Tovar – Coordinator of Elementary Teaching & Learning and K-12 Dual Language
Arcema began her educational career in Lancaster, CA in 1993 as an instructional assistant/Community Liaison Specialist. She worked as a bilingual, ELD and Spanish immersion teacher from 1999-2009. She came to Hillsboro as an English as a Second Language Specialist and Bilingual Instructional Coach from 2009-2013. She believes in creating multilingual, nurturing and caring educational environments where all children can learn, and focuses on supporting and furthering OSP’s work with elementary schools and our K-12 Dual Language Program.
Becky Kingsmith – Coordinator of Secondary Teaching and Learning
As the Coordinator of Secondary Teaching & Learning, Becky focuses on the implementation of standards-based teaching and learning. She supports teachers throughout the district on best practices in instruction, assessment and grading.
Amy Blakey, Ed.D – Curriculum & Assessment Coordinator
Amy plans, implements, coordinates and oversees programs and processes related to the K-12 alignment of assessment and curricular resources, which includes the adoption of curriculum and assessment tools in line with adopted standards.
Kelly Purdy – Associate Coordinator of Early Learning and Career and College Pathways
Kelly coordinates and supports quality Pre K-12 teaching and learning as well as the development of clear and viable pathways to postgraduate success for all students. To accomplish these tasks, she works closely with Office for School Performance staff, the community, school staff, and District administrators.
Alano Ciliberto – Coordinator of Bond Technology Integration
Alano supports the investment in technology for the duration of the bond cycle including the implementation of tech-enhanced leadership, learning and instructional practices for K-12. His objective is to create a culture of tech-supported efficiencies in districtwide communications, data systems, and digital resource development.