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About Teaching & Learning

Welcome to the Bainbridge Island School District Teaching &  Learning home page. We are dedicated to the growth and development of each student and teacher. The district enhances the learning capacity of all students through professionally developed staff who use a coordinated K-12 curriculum.


The Teaching & Learning department is responsible for:

  • Assessments, State and District
  • Instructional Materials Committee
  • Multicultural Advisory Council
  • Highly Capable Education Advisory Committee
  • Curriculum and Academic Programs
  • Curriculum Selection and Approval Process
  • Learning Standards
  • Professional Development

Department Staff

Teaching and Learning

District Office, 8489 Madison Ave. NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Name Title Email Phone
Kristen Haizlip Executive Director of Educational Services 206-780-1058
Christi Olive Teaching & Learning Administrative Assistant  206-780-1054
Whitney Skarbek Director of Teaching & Learning 206-780-1057
Lesha Engels Director of Career & Technical Education 206-780-1059
Emily Eigen TOSA – Equity Curriculum Specialist 206-855-0480
Melissa Dupre TOSA – New Educator Support Specialist 206-855-0489
Joanne Reeder Science Resource Coordinator 206-780-4541
Christina Corpuz Peato Native American Education Coordinator