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Thursday, April 15 • 12:45pm - 1:30pm
NWPHS Headwaters Program: Navigating a successful transition to PBL

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Northwest Passage High School Headwater's program is focused on teaching our 9th-grade students the tools and skills needed to be successful at project-based learning. Learn how our team has collaborated and developed a successful program to combat 9th-grade shock and promote successful transition into a project-based school.


Jason Olson

Northwest Passage High School
Jason is a Math teacher and advisor. He also serves as the NWPHS school board chair and expedition coordinator. Jason leads 4-5 overnight learning expeditions each school year while helping manage the rest of the schools trips. Jason strives to make math accessible to all learners... Read More →
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Brandi Greer

visual arts & advisor, Northwest Passage High School - MN
Brandi Greer is a Visual Art teacher, advisor and part of the Headwaters Program at Northwest Passage H.S. Brandi is passionate about exposing all students to art and dipping into their creativeness, assisting students to complete unique multi-curricular art pieces in a project-based... Read More →

Jeff Schommer

Advisor, Northwest Passage High School - MN
Jeff Schommer has been teaching at NWPHS since January of 2019. He earned his Social Studies license from UMD in 2007 and has taught in a variety of district and charter schools, learning a ton along the way, before finding a true match at NWPHS. Previous to embarking on his teaching... Read More →
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Theresa Boisjolie

Special Education Teacher, Northwest Passage High School - MN
I have worked with youth for 35+ years in a variety of settings. I graduated from UW-LaCrosse with a degree in Recreational Therapy and worked in adolescent day treatment centers and eventually found my way into education in 1993. I have worked at Northwest Passage High School since... Read More →

Thursday April 15, 2021 12:45pm - 1:30pm CDT