Special Education Teacher at the Buffalo Early Learning Center ~ "Nothing without joy" - Loris Malaguzzi
- Marissa Nun
School Counselor at Cody Elementary ~ "Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all." - Aristotle
- Regan Green
Principal at Eisenhower Elementary ~ "Every teacher has their own talents and strengths which make them amazing." Dr. Brad Johnson
- Brad LaChapelle
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
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
Special Education Teacher @ Jefferson Elementary ~ Be the person you needed when you were younger.
- Karissa Cox
Kindergarten Teacher at Jefferson Elementary ~ All students can and will learn given the right opportunities.
- Tori Lindner
Principal at Lake Elementary ~ Given the right support, tools, and opportunities, all students can be successful.
- Chris Vieyra
Special Education Teacher at Lake Elementary ~ “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”
- Alexa Blackburn
Kindergarten Teacher at Lake Elementary ~ My teaching philosophy is all students can learn in my classroom!!
- Amber Mathews
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
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
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
Special Education Teacher at Lincoln Elementary ~ "Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." - Helen Keller
- Danielle Callins
Kindergarten Teacher at Lincoln Elementary ~ “Every child can learn just not on the same day or in the same way.” - George Evans
- Miranda Gerdes
3rd Grade Teacher at Lincoln Elementary ~ Failure is success if you learn from it.
- Jamie Wade
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
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
5th Grade Teacher at McDonald Elementary ~ "Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do." -John Wooden
- Madison Seamann
Special Education Teacher at Washington Elementary ~ Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
- Kristen Boman
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
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
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
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
6th Grade Vocal Music Teacher at Madison Middle School ~ "The teacher should focus on the student first and the music second."
- Garrett Reese
Art Teacher at Adams Middle School ~ "Every artist was first an amateur"- Ralph Waldo Emerson
- Kayla DeSersa
Physical Education Teacher at Adams Middle School ~ You either step forward into growth, or you will step backward into safety.
- Jordan Krizek
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
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
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
8th Grade Math Teacher at Adams Middle School ~ Be the best you can be at whatever you are doing.
- Shane Burkey
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
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
Physical Education Teacher at NPHS ~ “The mind is like a parachute: it works much better when it’s open.”
- Nicole Cepel
Spanish Teacher at NPHS ~ "The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."—Albert Einstein
- Jenna Christensen
Science Teacher at NPHS ~ "Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." Benjamin Franklin
- Keith Lloyd
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
Full-time Substitute Teacher ~ "The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery." Mark Van Doren
- Amanda Page
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.
We put students at the heart of everything we do.
We, as a community of learners, continuously build positive relationships, value each other and leverage our individual strengths to reach challenging goals.
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.
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.
We are united in respect and destined for greatness.