FORA.tv Speaker - Jan Christensen

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Biography

Jan Christensen joined the Redwood City School District as superintendent in May, 2006.

Ms. Christensen was born and raised outside of Detroit, Michigan. She began her work in education in 1978 in Plymouth, Michigan as a middle school teacher, teaching grades 6-8. In 1981 she moved to Alaska and taught at Sitka High School for one year and Clark Middle School for 5 years. Following a one-year internship Mrs. Christensen served as an Anchorage assistant principal for two years, first at Hanshew Middle School and then at Mears Middle School. She served as an assistant principal at East High School for 3 years before being appointed as principal at Chugiak High School. From July 2001 to April 2006 Ms. Christensen was the Anchorage School District’s assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction.

1 Program

Leadership for Community Schools: Superintendents Speak

05.11.12 | 01:28:18 min | 0 comments