School District Number 4198

Discovery Woods has been assigned the school district number 4198 by the MN Deptartment of Education. The school is considered an independent public school district run by its own school board.

Education Improvement Plan
ISD 4198 EIP

World's Best Workforce Annual Report

2017-18 Annual Report
2016-17 Annual Report
2015-16 Annual Report
2014-15 Annual Report
2013-14 Annual Report

District Literacy Plan
DWS Literacy Plan (Revised June 2019)

2014 Priority School Notification Letter
2014 Priority School Letter to our Families

Board Elections

2019 Annual Board Elections will be held on May 16, 2019 at 5:15pm in the Discovery Woods Board Room

2019 Annual Board Election Results:

Amanda Byrnes, Teacher

Kirsten Sjostrand, Parent

Leadership Implementation Team Mission
The mission of our LIT is to promote consistent support that provides strategies and resources to ensure the students will meet state standards, by analyzing data from formal (ie:NWEA) and informal assessment, classroom work, and observations.

The vision of Discovery Woods will be to work collaboratively to provide an environment for academic and social growth.


School Board
We are always on the lookout for people considering joining the school board . If interested, please fill out the application from this website or send an email to office@nulldiscoverywoods.com.

The public is welcome to attend Discovery Woods board meetings. They are held on the 3rd Thursday evening of each month at 5:30pm. See the calendar for upcoming board meetings.

Board Members

Tom Potter, Chair, Parent,
tpotterboard@nulldiscoverywoods.com
(218) 828-8200

Kara DeVriendt, Vice Chair, Teacher
kdevriendtboard@nulldiscoverywoods.com
(218) 828-8200

Amanda Byrnes, Teacher
abyrnesboard@nulldiscoverywoods.com
(218) 828-8200

Kirsten Sjostrand, Parent
ksjostrandboard@nulldiscoverywoods.com
(218) 828-8200

Ben Kent, Parent,
bkentboard@nulldiscoverywoods.com
(218) 828-8200

Annual Report
Charter schools are required by the Minnesota Department of Education to submit an Annual Report which provides information from the previous school year. Minnesota Statutes, section 124D.10, Subdivision 14 states: “A charter school must publish an annual report approved by the board of directors.”

The Annual Report is submitted to the Department of Education as well as the charter school’s authorizer.

Click HERE for our Annual Report and World’s Best Workforce Review/Report for the 2014 – 2015 school year.

Click HERE for our Annual Report and World’s Best Workforce Review/Report for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

Click HERE for our Annual Report and World’s Best Workforce Review/Report for the 2016 – 2017 school year.

Click HERE for our Annual Report and World’s Best Workforce Review/Report for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

Authorizer Information
Discovery Woods is proud to have Audubon Center of the North Woods in Sandstone, Minnesota as its Authorizer and share in its mission: “To instill a connection and commitment to the environment in people of all communities through experiential learning.” Our School’s Liaison and the Director of Charter School Authorizing is Erin Anderson. She can be reached at:

Audubon Center of the North Woods
Erin Anderson, Director of Charter School Authorizing
43 Main Street, Suite #507
Minneapolis, MN 55414
612-331-4181
anderson@nullauduboncharterschools.org
www.auduboncharterschools.org


 

2019-20 School Year Board Meeting Schedule:

Meetings are held between 5:30-7:00 p.m. in the Second Floor Board Room.

July 18, 2019
July 25, 2019 Special Meeting at 5:00pm
August 15, 2019
September 19, 2019
October 24, 2019
November 21, 2019
December 19, 2019
January 16, 2020
February 20, 2020
March 19, 2020
April 16, 2020
May 21, 2020 Annual Meeting and Officer Elections
June 18, 2020

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