Department of Teaching and Learning

3 boys taking a selfie at East High School graduation
East High School graduation

Mankato Area Public Schools is committed to ensuring academic excellence in every classroom in every school so that ALL children perform at high levels and achieve proficiency.  The key to success is to maintain high standards and high expectations, while providing rigorous instruction through challenging curricula in every subject area.

The Teaching and Learning Department is responsible for overseeing the educational learning program, including supporting a standards based, aligned curriculum taught at each grade level; assessments; career and college readiness; English Learner services, instructional technology integration into the classroom; professional development; talent development; and Title services.

Dr. Heather Mueller
Director of Teaching and Learning
Areas of Responsibility:

Career and College ReadinessPhoto of Dr. Heather Mueller
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Technology
Professional Development
Response to Intervention (RtI)
English Learner (EL) Programming
Federal Title Grants I, II, III
Talent Development
World's Best Workforce

Contact: Dr. Heather Mueller