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Kirsten BaeslerNONENon-Partisan Superintendent of Schools
10
Years of Experience
NDResidence (state)

Kirsten Baesler is the North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction, a position she has held since her election in 2012. Baesler is originally from Flasher, North Dakota. Originally a library assistant, she later became a library media specialist, eventually working her way to up to an assistant principal in Bismarck, North Dakota. At the time of her election, Baesler was serving as president of the Mandan School Board.

Education6 - 6 of 4
Valley City State University
MEd Library Information Technology
2007 - 2009
Minot State University
BS Education
2001
Bismarck State College
AA/AS Education
Harvard Graduate School
Graduated Educational Leadership Program
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Superintendent of Public Instruction
State of North Dakota
2012 - Current
Assistant to the Executive Director
North Dakota School Board Association
2012 - 2013
Assistant Principal
Bismarck Public Schools
2001 - 2012
Technology Developer
Bismarck Public Schools
2001 - 2004
Former Teacher
Bismarck Public Schools
Other Experience1 - 21 of 21
Chairman
Mandan Tomorrow Strategic Planning Committee
Current
Member
Teachers' Fund for Retirement Board, State of North Dakota
Current
Member
Education Standards and Practices Board, State of North Dakota
Current
Member
Board of University and School Lands, State of North Dakota
Current
Member
Board of Directors, National Dropout Prevention Center, Clemson University
Current
Member
Civics Education Initiative Advisory Board, Joe Foss Institute
Current
Member
Council of Chief State School Officers
Current
Board President
Mandan Public School District
2004 - 2012
Member
State Board of Directors, North Dakota School Board Association
2004 - 2012
Member
North Dakota Educational Technology Council
2011 - Current
Leader
Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts of America
Member
American Legion Auxiliary
Member
Executive Board, Mandan Progress Organization
Coach
Youth Parks and Recreation
Former Chair
Board of Trustees, Morton Mandan Public Library
Former Chair
Mandan Economic Development Committee
Member
North Dakota Council of Education Leaders
Member
American Library Association
Member
Spirit of Life Church
Member
North Dakota United
Member
International Society of Technology Educators