Teaching and Learning

Heather Clark
Director of Teaching and Learning

Heather Clark
Director of Teaching and Learning

6097 Johnstown-Utica Road
Johnstown, OH 43031
(740) 967-6631, Ext . 309

(740) 967-5022 ~ fax



Meet our Department



Jaime Scott

Curriculum Coordinator

(740) 967-6631, Ext . 308




Cathy Wuertzer

Administrative Assistant, Teaching and Learning

(740) 967-6631, Ext . 312






Northridge Local Schools is committed to proving high quality teaching and learning opportunities for students and their families.  

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Welcome to the Teaching & Learning Department for Northridge Local Schools.  The T&L Department includes Mrs. Heather Clark, (Director), Mrs. Jaime Scott (Curriculum Coordinator), and Mrs. Cathy Wuertzer (Admin. Assistant).  The T&L Department provides leadership and support to district administrators, principals, teachers, students, and parents in the following areas:

-Classroom Instruction
-Curriculum/Course Development
-Instructional Technology Implementation
-Grant Management
-Gifted Services
-Professional Development
-Virtual Learning Opportunities
-Ohio Improvement Process
-TBT/BLT/DLT Structure
-Human Resources
-State and Federal Compliance

The T&L Department also aides Dr. Briggs in facilitating the student achievement pillar of the Plan for Progress.  

In addition to our daily responsibilities for the district, we are also placing a focus for the current school year on the goals below:

-Continue to analyze and refine assessments based on state standards and student data
-Increase parental involvement*
-Involve all stakeholders in the district’s accountability measures

*Please contact Mrs. Heather Clark at hclark@northridgevikings.org or 740-967-6631 if you are interested in participating in a T&L parent feedback committee.  We value your opinion and experiences!

Please also feel free to reach out with any other questions or concerns related to the Teaching and Learning at Northridge Local School District.  We are happy to help in any way that we can!



Our vision is to ensure that every student reaches their fullest potential.


Our mission is to empower all students with the knowledge and skills necessary to be college and career ready.

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