USD 437 Professional Learning

For district employees who need relevant professional learning, the USD 437 Auburn-Washburn professional learning program supports personalized, collaborative, pathway-facilitated learning, harnessing employee voice, that supports the district strategic plan and state level Learning Forward standards.

We offer a variety of high quality opportunities and experiences to meet the demands of our staff in ways that best fit their learning styles. Use this site to help you find, organize, or provide Professional Learning that truly makes a difference!

Teaching and Learning Administrators


Executive Director of T&L - Dr. Ann MatthewsDirector of Special Services - Jaime CallaghanCoordinator of School Improvement - Heather BurrisCoordinator of Secondary Curriculum - Dr. Jeff DeSotaCoordinator of Professional Development - Therese Brink EdgecombCoordinator of Elementary Curriculum - Dr. Erica Mickelson

Professional Development Committee


Auburn - Melissa Siegfreid / Farley - Robin FruitsIndian Hills - Erinn Bradstreet / Jay Shideler - Jill LaCountPauline Central - Brittany Bemus / Pauline South - Kris WanamakerWanamaker - Jessica Weil / WRMS - Azure ChooncharoenWRHS - Ann Janca, Jessica Luse / Tallgrass, Pathways - Jim BauckElementary Administrator - Secondary Administrator - Kelly Younger, Kyle ReedDistrict Administrator - Therese Brink Edgecomb