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Teaching & Learning in Kelso School District

Teaching and Learning is at the heart of what we do in Kelso School District. Our directors provide leadership and allocation of resources based upon what is best for our students. Student learning drives the decision making in our district as we seek to prepare Kelso kids for learning and living in the 21st Century.

Teaching & Learning

Student Support, Data
Assessment & ELL

Special Education

 Kim Yore
Director of Teaching & Learning

Don Iverson
Director of Support Services

Denise Freund
Director of Special Education

Kelso's Teaching & Learning Core Beliefs

~Quality teaching improves student growth.
~Reflective practice improves teaching.
~The art of teaching embodies a sophisticated set of learned skills and dispositions.
~Quality mentoring improves teacher (and student) growth.
~Mentoring facilitates reflective practice.


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Kelso School District • 601 Crawford Street • Kelso, WA 98626 • Phone: (360) 501-1900

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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.