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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 Apr 1, 2017 in Notes from the Superintendent | 0 comments

Dear Patrons, The month of March brought us another storm day. On Tuesday, March 7th, school was not in session. To make up this day the district will be adding an additional half hour onto the day for twelve days. This means our school day will be extended by a half hour from Monday, March 20th to Monday, April 24th. By going this route this takes care of two of our storm makeup days. The school district hired a firm by the name of RSP & Associates to conduct a five year enrollment analysis. The information they presented to the board...

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Notes from the Superintendent

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 in Notes from the Superintendent | 0 comments

Dear Patrons, Where does the time go? February has now come to an end. The month of March brings the start of our spring activity practices. Hopefully, spring weather will now follow and we can put winter in our rearview mirror. The school district will be having an early out on Wednesday, March 15th. The school district will be offering a half day of professional development for our staff. Central School students will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m. The buses will leave the the Middle School at 12:45 p.m. There will be no school on Thursday, March...

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