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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 31, 2017 in Notes from the Superintendent | 0 comments

Dear Patrons, The month of January is now in the books. The weather turned from very cold in the beginning of the month to a much nicer and bearable temperature, with already missing four days of school, I am hoping the remainder of the winter keeps the snow and ice away. The district will have an early out on Friday, February 17th. This will be used as a professional development activity for our staff. Buses will leave Central School at 12:30 p.m. and 12:45 p.m. from the Middle School. The district has missed four days of school because of...

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Notes from the Superintendent

Posted by on Jan 2, 2017 in Notes from the Superintendent | 0 comments

2016 has now come to an end. I hope this also ends all the snow we have received since the end of November. Hopefully, 2017 will bring less snow and more sunshine. I will be using PARENT LINK to contact you on any school closing or early outs due to the weather. Please make sure to update your profiles on the school website www. bottineau.k12.nd.us to make changes to your profile. I will continue to run any closing or early out on KBTO Radio, KXMC TV (CBS) and KMOT TV (NBC). I also encourage parents to visit with their children about...

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