Teaching and Learning TOSAs

  • We in HSD's Teaching and Learning department exist to support the work of instructional improvement in our schools. We are here to serve! In order for us to maximize our resources including our people and their time in the most impactful way, please contact your principal to request TOSA support. TOSA time will be prioritized based on SIP goals of the school and their capacity to serve needs in a timely way. We look forward to supporting your work in effective implementation of quality instruction and building great classroom experiences for kids.

    Kellie Petrick Kellie Petrick, K-8 Math TOSA
    Kellie helps building administrators, math leaders, and teachers evolve, deepen, and expand effective math instruction for K-8 students. She helps support District priorities, Common Core Standards, professional development, and common assessments as it relates to current mathematical research and best practice. Kellie is also involved in facilitating Portland State University’s Elementary Mathematics Instructional Leadership Specialization (EMIL) courses (e.g., Developing Mathematical Ideas (DMI)), co-facilitating two different grants occurring in HSD, and presenting at NW conferences. Please contact Kellie Petrick at petrickk@hsd.k12.or.us 

    MariaEugenia OlivarMariaEugenia Olivar, PK-12 Dual Language TOSA
    ariaEugenia supports PK-12 Dual Language Programs, principals, and staff in the areas of Spanish Literacy, Spanish Language Development, and Spanish Foundational Skills. She also supports Professional Development and common assessments as it relates to authentic and current literacy research and best practice in order to support SIP literacy and language development goals across the district. Please contact MariaEugenia Olivar at olivarm@hsd.k12.or.us.

    Jaime GoldsteinJaime Goldstein, Elementary Literacy TOSA
    Jaime supports building administrators, coaches and teacher leaders in planning, modeling, teaching and leading CCSS and ELP standards for speaking, listening, reading and writing across content areas. She also helps support District priorities, professional development, and common assessments as it relates to current literacy research and best practice in order to support SIP literacy goals across the district. Please contact Jaime Goldstein at goldstej@hsd.k12.or.us 

    Sarah KellerSarah Keller, Elementary PAX TOSA
    Sarah supports building administrators, PAX Partners, and teachers implementing the PAX Good Behavior Game in grades PreK-Sixth grade. Sarah will deliver PAX/GBG professional development throughout the school year as well as support and coach teachers as they work to implement, maintain, and sustain PAX within their classrooms.Please contact Sarah Keller at kellers@hsd.k12.or.us

    Judy RamerJudy Ramer; K-12 PLC Consultant
    Judy helps principals and their PLCs engage in the ongoing study of their data and the constant practice that characterizes a group committed to continuous improvement, a cornerstone to a well-functioning PLC. She does this by assisting with PLC group goals, where needed, assisting with formative assessment creation to help gather data, helping in looking at the data and how to use protocols to analyze it, when data is gathered and analyzed, assisting PLC groups in knowing what to do with the data, and assisting principals with creative scheduling to allow for the maximum use of their staff and their resources. Please contact Judy at RamerJ@hsd.k12.or.us

    Carissa Fleming Carissa Fleming, K-12 District AVID Coach
    Carissa is available to provide direct support to AVID Coordinators, AVID Elective Teachers, AVID Tutors, and Site Teams to improve and expand implementation of the AVID Elective. Additionally, Carissa is available to work with Instructional Coaches and PLCs to support the implementation of AVID Schoolwide through the use of WICOR strategies (Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, Reading). She can help plan professional development, accompanying teachers on instructional rounds, provide resources, etc. Please contact Carissa Fleming at flemingc@hsd.k12.or.us or (503) 866-4081.

    Brooke Vilante Brooke Vilante, K-12 District TAG TOSA
    Brooke supports building administrators and building TAG Coordinators to ensure that schools operate in accordance with laws, statutes, and Board policy related to the state TAG mandate. She helps support District priorities, state and federal law; and design, deliver and coordinate professional development and assessments related to the education of the District's TAG students. Brooke is also involved in coordinating TAG enrichment opportunities like TAG, You're It! and SENG, a parent group focusing on the social-emotional needs of TAG students. Please contact Brooke Vilante at vilanteb@hsd.k12.or.us

    Sandie Grinnell Sandie Grinnell, K-8 Science and STEAM Coach Leadership TOSA
    Sandie is able to provide K-12 support in several areas relating to science and STEAM. This includes providing school support in developing an understanding of and aligning to the Oregon 2014 Science Standards (Next Generation Science Standards), implementation support with new science instructional materials (after the adoption is complete), and accessing resources, professional development, and partnerships provided by the Portland Metro STEM Partnership. Sandie also supports afterschool STEAM programs (program development, volunteer recruitment, accessing resources/funding, etc.) and STEM/STEAM school support (grant writing, professional development, STEM Investment Plan development. Please contact Sandie at grinnels@hsd.k12.or.us or (928) 310-6113.

    Carolyn Grenz Carolyn Grenz – K-12 Title III TOSA
    Carolyn plans, coordinates, and monitors the development and implementation of services, including extended-day programs, for English Learners (ELs) in accordance to federal and state Title III policy. She writes our HSD Lau Plan and EL and Migrant Ed. Case Management Toolkit; collects, analyzes, and monitors EL student achievement data; provides technical school program support for principals and case managers; coordinates District EL professional development; and facilitates professional development for EL staff, such as Woodcock-Munoz, ADEPT, and QIA training. Carolyn also manages our District’s newly implemented English Learner Reclassification Portfolios. Please contact her at GrenzC@hsd.k12.or.us

    Susan RichmondSusan Richmond K-12 Research and Development TOSA
    Susan supports building administrators by researching and developing current needs in academic instruction. She designs and delivers materials for professional development to schools (Pacing Guides, Learning Progressions, Assessments, and Writing) by ensuring that all such materials align to current research and practices. Susan provides the LEAD Trainers with Professional Development that is then filtered out to the Trainers of Trainers and School Module Experts, as well as the Elementary Collaboration PD. Susan can further support building administrators with Professional Development on Rigor (DOK) and any currently used materials within our elementary schools. Please contact Susan Richmond at richmons@hsd.k12.or.us

    Vanessa CeccarelliVanessa Ceccarelli, K-12 District Media Specialist TOSA
    Vanessa is available to work with all district staff in support of their information literacy, media, research, or reading needs. She supports all district library programs, by working with media assistants. Vanessa can help teachers create lessons or units, and specializes in technology integration, culturally responsive curriculum, digital citizenship, and research skills using the databases in OSLIS. She can co-teach, give book recommendations, put together multimedia resource lists for your units, or plan and deliver professional development at your next meeting. Please contact Vanessa at: ceccarev@hsd.k12.or.us

    Jennifer JohnsonJennifer Johnson, K-12 Climate and Culture TOSA
    Jenn supports buildings in the areas of attendance, PBIS, PAX, SWIS, discipline and classroom management.  Jenn is available to attend PBIS and school attendance meetings, as well as provide resources and professional development for those teams, provide resources for schools and individual teachers on classroom management and community building, and can lead staff development for the PAX Good Behavior Game.  She is also the district SWIS and PBIS coordinator. Please contact Jenn Johnson at johnsjen@hsd.k12.or.us

    Leona GuthrieLeona Guthrie, K-12 Migrant TOSA
    Leona assists with the coordination and implementation of the Migrant program to meet both student and community needs. She also coordinates migrant recruiters and acts as the Director of Federal Programs’ liaison with ESL/Migrant Case managers to support migrant students and families at the school level, district level and state level. Leona is a huge support for extended day and summer school opportunities for our migrant population. Please contact Leona at guthriel@hsd.k12.or.us or ext. 1564.

    Andy ByerleyAndy Byerley, High School Math & Science TOSA
    Andy serves the teaching and learning needs of high school math and science teachers, students, and building administrators. He provides curriculum and digital platform support for the HMH AGA math program, as well as for the Physics 1 course. He is also facilitating the high school chemistry adoption during the 2017-18 school year. He facilitates educators’ professional learning based on current mathematical research and effective practices. Andy is on the planning team for the NW Math Conference and also serves on the board of the Oregon Science Teachers Association, where he helps facilitate statewide professional learning in the Oregon Science Project. Please contact Andy at byerleya@hsd.k12.or.us or at (503) 577-1557.

    Jeniffer ModoloJeniffer Modolo, K-12 Bilingual Programs TOSA
    Jeniffer supports K-12 Bilingual Program, content teachers, and building administrators. K-12 Bilingual Program include EL Case Managers, EL Specialists, and Bilingual Assistants. She helps support all teachers to implement effective sheltered and FIELD instruction for all K-12 EL students. Jeniffer also supports all District priorities, ELP Standards for speaking, listening reading and writing, professional development, and common progressing assessments as it relates to current ELPA21. Please contact Jeniffer Modolo at modoloj@hsd.k12.or.us.

    Morgan QuimbyMorgan Quimby, Student Support Systems TOSA
    Morgan coordinates programming and resources for planning and implementation of district-wide pro-active support systems for students who are considered to be “at-risk”. She assists buildings to use data to identify students in need and to create a predictable system of support. She does this through mentoring, professional development, and professional collaboration opportunities for Administrators, Graduation Coaches, Student Support and Wellness Counselors, Academic Options Teachers and counselors. Please contact Morgan Quimby at quimbym@hsd.k12.or.us.

    Kristin BlombergKristin Blomberg, Care Coordinator/Erin’s Law TOSA
    Kristin is coordinating the implementation of Senate Bill 856 (commonly known as “Erin’s Law”) at the high school level. This involves facilitating the selection/adaptation of curriculum, professional development for staff, and parent/community outreach. She is available to teach the mandated sexual violence prevention content at the junior and senior levels and supports all other staff members involved with its dissemination. Kristin will also be assisting with the Health curriculum adoption and is available to support health teachers/departments as requested. Please contact Kristin Blomberg at blomberk@hsd.k12.or.us.