Partners in Education

Child holding art projectPartners in Education is an active partnership between ISD 318 and the Reif Center, and is supported by the Kennedy Center for the Arts. This unique partnership works to instill the arts into every day learning opportunities.

Including the arts in teaching core subjects like Math,  Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies allows teachers to reach more students and to engage them at a deeper level.

The Partnership Committee consists of:
From ISD 318:
Rochelle Van Den Heuvel, ISD 318 Assistant Superintendent
Dan Adams, RJEMS principal
Heather Brown, Murphy Elementary
Bruce Goodwin, Murphy Elementary Principal
Lori Grabarkewitz, RJEMS
Anissa Grotjohn, RJEMS
Lynnette LaRoque, RJEMS
Clayton Lindner, Southwest Principal
David Lostetter, Forest Lake Elementary Principal
Molly Miskovich, ISD 318 Board
Scott Patrow, Bigfork Schools Principal
Jessica Setness, ISD 318 Communication Coordinator
Jill Wheelock, Cohasset Elementary Principal

From the Reif Center:
Shantel Dow, Reif Center President
Kirk Adams, Reif Board
Annette Bauer, Reif Board
Jeremy Dewey, Development
Abby Kuschel, Reif Board

Each year, the partnership, under the guidance of the Kennedy Center, completes a visioning plan to increase arts integration into our schools. You can view a copy of the current plan here.