The mission of the OSD staff development specialists is to improve student achievement by improving teacher performance. Services include:

  • Research-based seminars related to classroom management, instruction, and student engagement offered throughout the year district-wide induction program for new teachers, including the New Teacher Academy in August and the RED WAGON Mentoring Program one-on-one consultations with teachers on a wide range of classroom issues
  • Consultations with campus administrators related to campus-based staff development


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Name Title   Phone   Email
Ardyce Welch Elementary Staff Development Specialist   397-7906   Ardyce.Welch@nisd.net
Trish Hinze Secondary Staff Development Specialist   397-7905   Trish.Hinze@nisd.net
Arden McLean K-12 Staff Development Specialist   397-7910   Arden.McLean@nisd.net
Katie Bazzani K-12 Staff Development Specialist   397-7916   Katie.Bazzani@nisd.net
Jennifer West Secretary   397-7907   Jennifer.West@nisd.net