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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 Oct 27, 2016 in Notes from the Superintendent | 0 comments

Dear Patrons, The first nine weeks has come to an end. The school year is going by very fast. As our fall season begins turning to winer, I would ask parents to please remind their children to dress appropriately for the conditions. Hopefully, this is a ways down the road, but a person never knows. Thank you in advance for your support and help in this matter. Our first nine weeks came to end on Friday, October 21st. Parent/Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Tuesday, November 1st from 3:30 -9:30 p.m. This is different than it has been...

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Notes from the Superintendent

Posted by on Sep 29, 2016 in Notes from the Superintendent | 0 comments

Dear Patrons, School is off and running. We have completed the first month of school and things are going well. The State Assessment Test for grades 3-8 and 11 in math and reading will be taken in the spring of 2017. This test is used in determining a school districts Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). Grades 4,8, and 11 are required to take a science portion. The science test is taken during the October 17th to November 4th testing window. I would also like to remind everyone to take advantage of PowerSchool. This feature allows you to check...

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