Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning Department

The Teaching and Learning Department is committed to develop, lead, and support all staff so that our students have the best possible learning experiences.  The T & L Team is responsible for the overall planning, implementation, and evaluation of the district’s instructional programs.   In support of those instructional programs, a priority is to provide high-quality professional learning so that staff is well-equipped to meet student needs.  Inherent in the planning and delivery of instruction is the belief that ALL students can learn and should be offered every opportunity to take their learning to the highest levels.

Dr. Beth Hudson

Dr. Beth Hudson

Associate Superintendent

BethHudson@usd475.org
785-717-4030

The Associate Superintendent directs the work of the Teaching and Learning Team. The T & L Team works to provide the support for teachers and staff across the district with instructional resources and materials, as well as outstanding professional learning opportunities.

Greg Lumb

Greg Lumb

Executive Director of Innovation & Technology

GregoryLumb@usd475.org
785-717-6622

The Executive Director of Innovative Instruction & Technology is a director on the Teaching and Learning team and oversees Math, Science and Technology Integration for USD 475 K-12 classrooms. Additionally, he has oversight of several of the district’s grant programs.

Luan Sparks

Luan Sparks

Executive Director of Student Support Services

LuanSparks@usd475.org
785-717-4029

The Executive Director for Student Support Services serves as a resource and support for special programs, as well as a liaison for parent communications.

Pam Irwin

Pam Irwin

Executive Director of Teaching & Learning

PamIrwin@usd475.org
785-717-4027

The Executive Director of Teaching and Learning facilitates programs and services to assist school leadership in the implementation of a systematic approach to improving education and learning for all children.

Jade White

Jade White

Program Manager/Title I Clerk

JadeWhite@usd475.org
785-717-4128

The Program Manager/Title I Clerk assists the Executive Director of Student Support Services with the day to day operations of programs such as Title I, 504’s, At-Risk, and MTSS. She also helps the Teaching and Learning department as the Program Manager, assisting with the operations of various computer-based learning resources.

Linda Roberts

Linda Roberts

Executive Assistant to the Associate Superintendent

LindaRoberts@usd475.org
785-717-4033

The Executive Assistant works each day to support the Associate Superintendent and the Teaching & Learning department including such things as setting up and recording minutes at administrator meetings, ordering supplies, making travel arrangements, support of district professional learning activities, and overseeing the work within the T & L department.