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Jason Kersten


Position:  Superintendent

Email:  jason.a.kersten@k12.nd.us

Phone:  701.228.2266

Education: Bachelors at Mayville State University, 1989
Masters at Northern State University Aberdeen, 1997

About:  My wife, Jodie, and I have one child, Sydney. I am a 1984 graduate of Newburg United. I took my first teaching position in 1989 in Westhope.  I taught mathematics. In 1995, I was hired as Secondary Principal/Teacher at Newburg United.  In 1998, I became the Superintendent/Secondary Principal at Newburg United. In 2005 I became the Superintendent at the Bottineau Public Schools. I enjoy attending Bottineau Public School activities, spending time with my family and ice fishing.

Notes from the Superintendent

Posted by on Jan 4, 2019 in Notes from the Superintendent | 0 comments

Dear Patrons,   For a process that started about a year ago, the time leading up to our referendum vote sure did seem to fly by.   As an administrator there are many things that take place in an average day, last week Tuesday I experienced a first in my career, a public vote that would dictate what the next year and a half would bring!  It probably ranks up there as one of the most nerve-wracking days as an administrator that I have had.  At the end of the day when the dust settled, and everything was said and done, a second...

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Notes from the Superintendent

Posted by on Nov 29, 2018 in Notes from the Superintendent | 0 comments

Dear Patrons, I want to again remind parents to encourage your students to dress appropriately for the weather, you never can determine when a bus or vehicle will break down.  Bus delays become something that we need to deal with come winter so please be patient if your bus arrives a little late during pick up and drop off time this winter.  Hopefully everything runs smooth and stays on time, but we all know what winter can bring to our great state!  If you know that your child will not be riding the bus in the morning we ask that you let...

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