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Our Mission
Our Teaching and Learning Team will Inspire Excellence & Innovation in Instructional Practices.
Our Teaching and Learning Team is here to be learning partners to improve teacher effectiveness in purpose, student engagement, curriculum and pedagogy, assessment, and classroom environment and culture.   
Our work is guided by these values, and we are committed to:
  • Excellence in all we do
  • Collaboration within and beyond St. Helens School District
  • Innovation to find and apply best practices
  • Service to the St. Helens School District
  • Embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion
Phone: 503-397-3085


Lisa Tyler - Director of Teaching and Learning

About Lisa Tyler

  • 32 years in Education
  • 5th-8th grade teacher in Beaverton and Centennial School Districts 
  • Academic and Behavior Coach
  • Elementary Principal in St. Helens School District
  • Administrator Coach


Phone: 503-397-3085

Shirley Brock - AVID District Director

About Shirley Brock

  • A product of the St. Helens School District
  • 38 years in education
  • Special Education, General Education at Elementary and Middle School Level
  • Administrator for Special Education, Principal in SHSD and BSD
  • AVID District Director 


Phone: 503-366-7247

Brooke Vilante-Instructional Coach

About Brooke Vilante

  • 18th year in Education
  • 15 years in Hillsboro School District
  • 3rd year in St. Helens
  • Grades 3rd, 5th, & 6th
  • District TAG Coordinator
  • K-12 Instructional Coach


Phone: 503-366-7247

Martin Hehman-Instructional Coach

About Martin Hehman

  • 20th year in St. Helens
  • K-12 Instructional Coach
  • Special Education K-21
  • AT Specialist
  • System administrator: easyCBM, ion, Canvas
  • Website design


Phone: 503-366-7248

Michelle Tullock - District Culture of Care Coach

About Michelle Tullock

  • 32+ years with the St. Helens School District
  • English Language Arts, Special Education, Reading, Library Media; Middle School Assistant Principal
  • Experience with students K-12
  • DESSA program administrator
  • Coordinator and Coach--wellness, social emotional learning, trauma informed care


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