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20 Questions in 2 Minutes

20 Questions in 2 Minutes is our blog series in which we get to know Beaverton School District staff members.

Chris Harvey-Foltz, Administrator for Special Programs, works with the Special Education Department and primarily oversees the Community Transition Program and the ACE Program. He also works with the Special Education Leadership Team for all other things throughout the District.

Read the questions & answers about Chris Harvey-Foltz

Kara Yunck, Communications Coordinator, is responsible for the District's social media (she's the friendly person on the other end of the computer at all hours of the day), she also does story and article writing, photography, videography, and crisis communications. She also participates on the District’s new website design and implementation team.

Read the questions & answers about Kara Yunck

Pat McCreery, Administrator for Equity & Inclusion, ensures that all students and staff have support in achieving their goals and that we as a District are reducing any barriers and obstacles in their way in doing so.

Read the questions & answers about Pat McCreery

Kay Jenkins, Testing System Specialist, works with administrators, teachers, and parents who have questions about assessments, are looking for students' test scores, or need help accessing scores via Synergy, ParentVUE, or OSAS (Oregon State Assessment System) Online. 

Kay works with high school administrators, counselors and the Special Education Department to modify Essential Skills diploma requirements in Synergy for seniors. She also corrects state and national student test records with errors, including tests used for TAG (Talented and Gifted) identification and the Seal of Biliteracy.

Read the questions & answers about Kay Jenkins

Rusty Bingham, Operations Supervisor in Transportation. Rusty manages the 5th Street Transportation yard, the day-to-day operations, and everything school buses at 5th Street. Rusty manages 120 bus drivers.

Read the questions & answers about Rusty Bingham

Kathy Gray, Facility Use Specialist. Kathy is the School Dude expert; she approves and activates all of the events in the schools. There are 4,000 – 5,000 per month. She works with vendors, clients, teachers, parents and staff and helps them schedule their events in our schools.

Read the questions & answers about Kathy Gray