Jo Hartmann has been a member of the TIE family since 2001. She previously worked as an interim superintendent, principal, and director of curriculum and instruction. Her classroom experience includes 7-12 reading, high school English and vocal music, K-12 music and service as a K-12 reading specialist. Jo is a former South Dakota Teacher of the Year and a past president of the School Administrators of South Dakota. More about Jo

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Current projects:

  • DVD author/presenter "Classroom Management"
  • DVD author/presenter "Winning Words" (vocabulary instruction)
  • DVD author "Measuring Up" (formative assessment
  • MAPLE newsletter
  • MAPLE Aspiring School Leaders Retreat coordinator
  • Currently writing script for upadated Classroom Management 2.0 DVD


  • K-12 reading
  • 5-12 reading in the content area
  • Listening
  • Vocabulary/spelling
  • Classroom management
  • Culture of Poverty
  • Formative assessment