Curriculum and Instruction
The Department of Teaching and Learning believes that all students can achieve success through active, meaningful learning. The department fosters that belief throughout the district and the community and maximizes teaching and learning through leadership. 


Kim Yore

Teaching & Learning


Holly Budge

Associate Director
Teaching & Learning


Lacey DeWeert

Associate Director
Teaching & Learning


Teaching and Learning Staff
Brenda Sargent
Educational Technology
  Jason Coburn
Instructional Support
Misa Reardon
Elementary HiCap
Education Coordinator
  Sarah Dahl
Instructional Framework
J'aime Graff
Secondary HiCap
Education Coordinator
  Kelsey Thompson
Administrative Assistant
Deb Gribskov
K-12 Math Coach



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Kelso School District #458 complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups listed in Title 36 of the United States Code. The following employee(s) has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Tim Peterson, Director of Human Resources, the school district's Title VII Officer and ADA Coordinator. People of disability may request reasonable accommodation in the hiring process by contacting, Tim Peterson, Director of Human Resources, 601 Crawford Street, Kelso, WA 98626 or (360) 501-1924.

Inquiries regarding compliance procedures regarding students may be directed to Don Iverson, Director of Student Services, the school district’s Title IX Coordinator or Denise Freund, Director of Special Programs, the school district’s Section 504 Coordinator, 601 Crawford Street, Kelso, WA 98626 (360) 501-1900.