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Education notebook: Spokane Public Schools teachers achieve national standards certification

Spokane Public Schools has announced 51 teachers have achieved the 2017 National Board Certification. National Board Standards represent a consensus created by teachers to advance the quality, expertise and continuous learning of teachers nationwide. The teachers are listed by school.

Elementary schools

Audubon - Taylor Morgan.

Cooper - Donna Hollenback, Courtney (Pyle) Jones, Laurie Leckner, Kim Manger, Erika Renford and Katrina Seibert.

Finch – Nicole Lenhartzen.

Garfield – Staci Aschinger and Lonna Gately.

Grant – Joelene Garland.

Holmes – Rebecca Meek, Daniel Painter and Elisha Stintzi.

Indian Trail – Leisa Sagario.

Jefferson – Tara Antich.

Logan – Marcus Potts.

Longfellow – Kimberly Potter.

Madison – Christina Jordan.

Roosevelt – Brittany Cozza.

Sheridan – Amy Anselmo and Andrea Frueh.

Willard –Ashley Bray, Kathleen Shannon, Brianne Trechter and Tiffany Weilep.

Middle schools

Sacajawea – Pamela Meyer, Heather Montgomery and Kimberly Powell.

Salk – Lauren Apfelbaum.

Shaw – Amy Sleeth and Kamian Truman.

Garry – Kyla Gellerson and Donna Weirauch.

High schools

Ferris – Renee Bogensberger and Amanda Mills.

North Central – William Johnson and Ashley Munsey.

Rogers – Michelle Carkeek, Kelsey Christensen, Antonia DePasquale-Sharkey, Kendra Egly, Kathleen Law and Kelly Pedersen.

Shadle Park – Autumn Carper, Chad Dezellem and Claire Laska.

Eagle Peak – Jared Williams.

Alternative Northeast Community Center Preschool – Kristy Inui.

On Track Academy – Jennifer Perrizo and Timothy Young.

School district honors 3 employees

Spokane Public Schools has honored three employees as Distinguished Classified Employees for 2017-18. They are Christy Kondo, paraeducator at Ferris High School; Jennifer Clary, paraeducator and after-school activities coach at Madison Elementary; and Ben Banks, technology specialist at Instructional Technology Support Center.

To submit news about your school, students and staff to the Education Notebook, send the details to or call (509) 459-5434.

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