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Academics & Accountability

Teaching & Learning

Albert Lea Area Schools offers a K-12 curriculum that is aligned with state standards and prepares students for a successful future beyond graduation. 

District staff development is geared to enhance the teaching and learning of all staff and students. Licensed staff participate in staff development throughout the school year. The focus of staff development is tied to the needs of our licensed staff and students.

Tonya Franks
Executive Director of Academics and Accountability | Brookside Education Center
507.379.4810
tonya.franks@alschools.org

Norma Guerra Ortiz
Administrative Assistant to Curriculum | Brookside Education Center
507.379.4804
norma.guerra.ortiz@alschools.org

Gayle Brownlow
Grants and Accountability Coordinator/ Title I Coordinator | Brookside Education Center
507.379.4811
gayle.brownlow@alschools.org

Catherine Baumann
ATPPS Coordinator/ Science Teacher | Southwest Middle School
507.379.5204
catherine.baumann@alschools.org

Burke Egner
Tech Integrationist
507.379.5281
burke.egner@alschools.org