Digital Learning Team

Mr. Troy Anderson

Phone: 763-241-3400 x 5007

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Mr. Troy Anderson

Assistant Director Instructional Technology

Troy joined the Elk River School District in 2012. Troy has previous experience as an elementary school teacher and held the position of Technology Integration Specialist in the Osseo School District for 13 years. Troy provides leadership to our Online and Digital Learning Specialists in the areas of coordinating professional development and online learning initiatives. He earned his Associate in Arts from Bemidji State University, Bachelor of Arts from Winona State University and Master's Degree in Instructional Technology from St. Cloud State University.


 Paul Beckermann

Phone: 763-241-3400 x5011

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Paul Beckermann

Digital Learning Specialist

Paul has been a Digital Learning Specialist at ISD728 since 2015. Before that, he spent 18 years as an English teacher and 9 years as a Media Specialist in the Dassel-Cokato School District. He has a BA from St. John's University and a MA from Saint Cloud State University as well as a K-12 Media Specialist Licensure. Paul supports multiple schools in the district with technology integration and teaching and learning strategies (Handke Family Center, Lincoln Elementary, Parker Elementary, Twin Lakes Elementary, Vandenberge Middle School, and Elk River High School). 




 Pamela Beckermann

Phone: 763/241/3400 x5012

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Pamela Beckermann

Digital Learning Specialist

Pam joined ISD 728 and the Digital Learning Team in 2015. She has a Bachelor's degree in Business Education and a Master's degree in Information Media from St. Cloud State University. Prior to joining ISD 728, Pam served for 20 years at Dassel-Cokato Middle School as a Media Specialist, Digital Learning Specialist and Gifted & Talented facilitator. Pam supports staff in the following schools in leveraging technology and pedagogical best practices to make teaching and learning more effective, efficient and engaging: Meadowvale Elementary, Prairie Elementary & Middle School, Westwood Elementary, Zimmerman Elementary, Zimmerman Middle & High School. 




 Megan Rathbun

Phone: 763-241-3400 (5009)

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Megan Rathbun

Online Coordinator/Digital Learning Specialist

Meagan has a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature from the University of Minnesota Duluth, a Master’s degree in Teaching and an Ed. D. In Educational Leadership from Bethel University. She holds licenses in teaching 5-12 English and a K-12 Principal’s license. Prior to joining ISD 728, Meagan served as an online English teacher for 7 years with Wolf Creek Online High School based in the Chisago Lakes area of Minnesota. Additionally, Meagan was involved in creating online curriculum and developing staff within the school on best practices in online education based on her thesis and dissertation research




 Tyrone Schmidt

Phone: 763-241-3400 x 5010

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Tyrone Schmidt

Digital Learning Specialist

Tyrone has a Bachelor's degree in Business Education from Concordia College, a Master's degree in Educational Leadership from Southwest Minnesota State University, and a Principal license from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Prior to joining ISD 728, Tyrone served for 13 years in the St. Francis Area School District as a Technology Integration Specialist while also teaching classes in Business, Computer Technology, and Economics. Tyrone will be supporting staff in the following schools to leverage technology in creating the most impactful learning experiences for students: Rogers High School, Rogers Elementary, Otsego Elementary, Hassan Elementary, Salk Middle School, and Ivan Sand Community High School.