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1st - 12th Graders

Welcome New Teachers

Marissa Nun

Special Education Teacher at the Buffalo Early Learning Center ~ "Nothing without joy" - Loris Malaguzzi

- Marissa Nun

Regan Green

School Counselor at Cody Elementary ~ "Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all." - Aristotle

- Regan Green

Brad LaChapelle

Principal at Eisenhower Elementary ~ "Every teacher has their own talents and strengths which make them amazing." Dr. Brad Johnson

- Brad LaChapelle

Amy Leach

5th Grade Teacher at Eisenhower Elementary ~ "Every child deserves a champion—an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be. " -Rita Pierson

- Amy Leach

Kimberly Rice

Special Education Teacher at Jefferson Elementary ~ Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.

- Kimberly Brandenburg

Karissa Cox

Special Education Teacher @ Jefferson Elementary ~ Be the person you needed when you were younger.

- Karissa Cox

Tori Lindner

Kindergarten Teacher at Jefferson Elementary ~ All students can and will learn given the right opportunities.

- Tori Lindner

Chris Vieyra

Principal at Lake Elementary ~ Given the right support, tools, and opportunities, all students can be successful.

- Chris Vieyra

Alexa Blackburn

Special Education Teacher at Lake Elementary ~ “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” Albert Einstein

- Alexa Blackburn

Amber Mathews

Kindergarten Teacher at Lake Elementary ~ My teaching philosophy is all students can learn in my classroom!!

- Amber Mathews

Emily Taylor

5th Grade Teacher at Lake Elementary ~ "Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire." -William Butler Yeats

- Emily Taylor

Elle Baker

Special Education Teacher at Lincoln Elementary ~ Building relationships with students is the most important part of teaching. I have heard a teacher say "Students do not listen to someone they do not like".

- Elle Baker

Kristina Bush

Special Education Teacher at Lincoln Elementary ~ You are the only person on the face of the earth who can use your abilities. It is an awesome responsibility.

- Kristina Bush

Danielle Callins

Special Education Teacher at Lincoln Elementary ~ "Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." - Helen Keller

- Danielle Callins

Miranda Gerdes

Kindergarten Teacher at Lincoln Elementary ~ “Every child can learn just not on the same day or in the same way.” - George Evans

- Miranda Gerdes

Jamie Wade

3rd Grade Teacher at Lincoln Elementary ~ Failure is success if you learn from it.

- Jamie Wade

Johanna Osborn

5th Grade Teacher at Lincoln Elementary ~ "Every student can learn just not on the same day or in the same way." George Evans

- Johanna Osborn

Abby Lukkes

3rd Grade Teacher at McDonald Elementary ~ "When one teaches, two learn." Robert Heinlein My teaching philosophy is to create an environment where students feel comfortable, safe, challenged, and respected as a learner.

- Abigail Lukkes

Madison Seamann

5th Grade Teacher at McDonald Elementary ~ "Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do." -John Wooden

- Madison Seamann

Kristen Pawloski

Special Education Teacher at Washington Elementary ~ Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. -Benjamin Franklin

- Kristen Boman

Hannah Conner

Art Teacher, Elementary ~ I want to give students an opportunity to be incorrect, to run wild with creativity, and explore what it could actually mean to be wrong.

- Hannah Conner

Missy Hopping

K-6 Instructional Facilitator for Reading and Math ~ "Our job is to teach the students we have. Not the ones we would like to have. Not the ones we used to have. Those we have right now. ALL of them." Dr. Keven Maxwell

- Missy Hopping

Dara Leech

Special Education Teacher at Madison Middle School ~ I wasn't born to just teach. I was born to inspire others to change people and to never give up, even when faced with challenges that seem impossible.

- Dara Leech

Megan Maassen

6th Grade Literacy Teacher at Madison Middle School ~ "Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire." W.B. Yeats

- Megan Maassen

Garrett Reese

6th Grade Vocal Music Teacher at Madison Middle School ~ "The teacher should focus on the student first and the music second."

- Garrett Reese

Kayla DeSersa

Art Teacher at Adams Middle School ~ "Every artist was first an amateur"- Ralph Waldo Emerson

- Kayla DeSersa

Jordan Krizek

Physical Education Teacher at Adams Middle School ~ You either step forward into growth, or you will step backward into safety.

- Jordan Krizek

Shawnna Gardner

7th Grade Language Arts Teacher at Adams Middle School ~ I believe that all education starts with a relationship. I believe that teachers teach students first, and subject matter second.

- Shawnna Gardner

Kelsey Sharp

7th Grade Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher At Adams Middle School ~ “No one has yet fully realized the wealth of sympathy, kindness, and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.” - Emma Gouldman

- Kelsey Sharp

Mike Brownawell

8th Grade Science Teacher at Adams Middle School ~ Dedicated to the belief that all students should be given an opportunity to achieve high standards that will equip them with the skills to become successful in our ever-changing world.

- Mike Brownawell

Shane Burkey

8th Grade Math Teacher at Adams Middle School ~ Be the best you can be at whatever you are doing.

- Shane Burkey

Deedra DeGarmo

8th Grade Science Teacher at Adams Middle School ~ Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow. -Anthony J. D'Angelo-

- Deedra DeGarmo

Skye Story

8th Grade Math Teacher at Adams Middle School ~ The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don't tell you what to see.

- Skye Story

Nicole Cepel

Physical Education Teacher at NPHS ~ “The mind is like a parachute: it works much better when it’s open.”

- Nicole Cepel

Jenna Christensen

Spanish Teacher at NPHS ~ "The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."—Albert Einstein

- Jenna Christensen

Keith Lloyd

Science Teacher at NPHS ~ "Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." Benjamin Franklin

- Keith Lloyd

Collin Sedberg

Agricultural Sciences Teacher at NPHS ~ "The aim of education should be to convert the mind into a living fountain, and not a reservoir. That which is filled by merely pumping in will be emptied by pumping out." John M. Mason

- Collin Swedberg

Amanda Page

Full-time Substitute Teacher ~ "The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery." Mark Van Doren

- Amanda Page

Our Values: At the heart of our mission are three core drivers: Communicate, Connect, and Commit. Our three drivers serve to ground and enliven our collective identity and strengthen our commitment to our mission as educational leaders. The foundation of success for our students and our school system is rooted in our core value statements which define North Platte Public School District.

Our Values:

Every Child

We put students at the heart of everything we do.


Relationships ~ We, as a community of learners, continuously build positive relationships, value each other and leverage our individual strengths to reach challenging goals.


Capacity ~ We have limitless curiosity and the desire to never stop learning and growing allowing us to do our best.


Structures & Processes ~ We value effective and consistent processes that allow everyone to do their very best.


Learning Environments ~ We believe learning occurs in schools that are safe, caring, and supportive.


Spirit ~ We believe in each other and find joy in our work by working in collaboration with parents, businesses, and the community in creating a great school system.


Compass ~ We are united in respect and destined for greatness.


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