Teaching and Learning

The Teaching and Learning Department oversees district curriculum, instruction, intervention, assessment, and professional development.

Teaching & Learning
Taryn Miley

I am a Springfield graduate with over 26 years of experience in the educational field. I spent 17 years as a 1st-5th grade classroom teacher at Crissey Elementary before moving into an administrative role. I am passionate about improving literacy practices, advancing STEAM initiatives, and developing teacher leaders. #SpringfieldStrong!

Jerry Bell

I have been in the education field for 23 years. Over the course of my career I have been a 5th grade teacher, 7th and 8th Grade Social Studies teacher, Junior High Study Skills teacher, High School Dean of Students, and most recently a K-6 Elementary School Principal. I am passionate about improving instruction and empowering teachers to be instructional leaders. I am very excited to begin my tenure with Springfield Local Schools. Go Blue Devils!