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What We Do

The Teaching & Learning Department partners with teachers and principals to design and implement high quality learning experiences for all students through an innovative and comprehensive curriculum.

In addition to the District Strategic Framework and School Improvement Planning, Teaching & Learning leads HSSD in the following areas:

Innovative Programming

Authentic Learning

We will design, support, and implement authentic learning experiences that allow students to engage in relevant issues and solve real-world problems. 

Who We Are

The Teaching and Learning Department is committed to designing innovative programming that ensures deep learning for all students. Our exceptional teaching staff design and implement learning experiences for nearly 6,000 students.

Contact Us

Mark Smith

Mark Smith

Deputy Superintendent


Kelly Garland

Kelly Garland

Administrative Assistant to Deputy Supt
District Office


Jean Soderlund

Jean Soderlund

Administrative Assistant of Teaching and Learning