NEW Academics IN THE CROOKSTON School DISTRICT – Section 2

The Crookston Community Schools District has lots of new faces becoming a member of its staff for the 2021-2022 school year. KROX will be introducing you to the new instructors all over the 7 days.  Down below is an introduction to the second team of new teachers.


Kiely Tate is originally from Colorado and came to Minnesota to show up at the University of Minnesota Crookston on a soccer scholarship and has lived listed here for the earlier 17 years. She’ll be a fifty percent-working day School Readiness Instructor for Washington College this forthcoming year. She’s taught infants, toddlers, and preschoolers all through her job.

She talked extra about her hope for what the pupils will get out of her classroom this year. “I assume our application is all about faculty readiness,” stated Tate. “Just making sure they’re prepared when it’s time to move into a a lot more foundational setting and making sure they are capable to get together with their peers.”

Tate also hopes to install a appreciate of learning in each and every of her little ones in the course of the college 12 months. Tate suggests educating has often been a enthusiasm, and she is pleased to be at Washington University for the upcoming year.


Ashley Nirschl will be a Particular Ed 3rd Grade Instructor at Highland Elementary. Ashley grew up in Ada, and attended the University of Minnesota Condition Moorhead. This will be Nirshcl’s very first teaching task as she graduated this past May well.

Nirschl states she turned a trainer for the reason that her family members influenced her to work with little ones to have the assistance they ended up not acquiring. She hopes she can give her pupils with the assist they want. “I want to connect with them the greatest I can. I really do not want to see any one tumble by the cracks and feel like they’re not receiving the aid they want,” mentioned Nirschl. “They genuinely are smart in their have exceptional way, and they just have to have anyone to imagine in them.”

Nirschl noticed the task putting up and resolved it was a ideal in good shape. She feels Highland helps all people in the neighborhood, and she is excited to be a section of the Highland personnel.


Sarah Lindquist grew up in Prior Lake, and attended the College of North Dakota. She graduated this past year and, like Nirschl, will be in her 1st training task this approaching school yr. She will be filling a position as a 2nd Grade Teacher at Highland Elementary Faculty. Lindquist claims she has normally required to be a teacher and has just usually been drawn to it.

Lindquist talked about her objective and how it aligns with the School District. “I feel our aim district-broad is to get every person caught up to where by they ended up pre-Covid,” claimed Lindquist. “They’ve shed a ton of in-person education, so the biggest thing is to get them back on monitor.”

Keep tuned to KROX and for more of the new instructors.