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Auburn-Washburn USD 437

USD 437 has met the compliance requirements of the State Performance Plan for data submitted in the February 1, 2012 Annual Performance Report

The Teaching and Learning department is dedicated to making sure the curriculum is tailored for the individual student's needs. On this site you will find information on:
  • Curriculum
  • Assessments
  • Gifted Education
  • Student Services
  • And More
Just use the links located on the left side of the screen to access this information.
The Auburn Washburn School district provides special education services for exceptional children. Screening procedures are in place in each building to identify and support students enrolled in district schools, and those attending private and home schools. Parents who may have a concern about their student's progress and/or development may contact the building principal, the school counselor, the school psychologist or their child's teacher. The building Student Support Team will receive this information and begin a process to investigate the concern and design a plan to support the student.
USD 437 has been using American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Title I funds for the past two years. This additional funding allowed our Title I schools to provide additional services to students...

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Student handbooks are available for students of all grades. These handbooks outline district policies and what is expected of students.

A parental rights handbook regarding procedural safeguards is available to exceptional students and their parents, and the local education agency responsibilities is available in each building and at the USD 437 Shuler Education Center.

Elementary Handbook (PDF)
WRMS Handbook (PDF)
WRHS Handbook (PDF)
TSLC Handbook (PDF)
WRAHS Handbook (PDF)

Parental Rights Handbook (KSDE Website)
The Special Education Advisory Coucil (SEAC) is an organization whose purpose is to support and enhance the school district's special education programs by providing a forum for parents, teachers, and other stakeholders to work together.

Check out the USD 437 Special Education Advisory Council website
Contact information for the Teaching & Learning Department.

Name Position Phone E-mail
Dr. Ann Matthews Executive Director Teaching & Learning 339.4038
Dr. Vicki Smith Assistant Director of Student Services 339.4058
Jeffrey DeBacker Curriculum Coordinator 339.4044
Kim Rasmussen Curriculum Coordinator 339.4045
Becky Blick Instructional Facilitator 339.4046
Ruth Mott Intervention Specialist/At-Risk 339.4049
Jill Gratton Secretary to Exec. Dir. Teaching & Learning 339.4039
Becky Fehr Secretary of Student Services 339.4033