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The mission of science education in ISD 728 is to provide all students with an equitable and comprehensive science education through scientific thinking, inquiry with phenomena, hands-on learning, and problem-solving. All students will be empowered to be lifelong learners, to meet the challenges of the 21st century, and to be college and career ready.

Belief Statements

  • is the ability to pose questions and define problems, make observations, and then effectively communicate results, conclusions & solutions.
  • is developed through active, high-quality, and hands-on experiences where they can model and make connections to real-world phenomena.
  • develops the ability to think critically and to learn how to learn.
  • will allow all students to learn science through actively engaging with observing, questioning, and seeking answers.
  • allows our students to appropriately and effectively engage in current scientific trends in their communities.



Jamie Nord
Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services - Elementary
(763) 241-3400

Kari Rock
Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services - Secondary
(763) 241-3400

Kelly Corbett
Director of Teaching & Learning   
(763) 241-3400 x1205

Ashley Buhay
Sr Administrative Asst - Teaching & Learning   
(763) 241-3400 x5000 

Kristin Hall
Curriculum Specialist 
(763) 241-3400 x5029

Becky Herbert
Curriculum Specialist 
(763) 241-3400 x5002

Nichole Abernathy
Curriculum Specialist
(763) 241-3400 x 5004

Kim Boyer
Curriculum Specialist
(763) 241-3400 x 5005

Rachel Drapeau
Curriculum Specialist
(763) 241-3400 x 5006

Leah Sams
Curriculum Specialist
(763) 241-3400 x 5013