The Curriculum Team was established in 2015 to serve as an instructional liaison between central office and all schools in the West Virginia Schools of Diversion & Transition (WVSDT) district.

Our goals are to:

  1. Foster partnerships with school principals built on trust and respect.  
  2. Establish a partnership and relationships with WVSDT Adult Education Facilities.  
  3. Provide effective educational programs to meet learning deficiencies on youth and adult classrooms.  
  4. Prioritize and reevaluate curriculum for content areas.  

WVSDT Curriculum Support Staff

Nicole Brown

Coordinator of Curriculum and Instruction

Nicole Brown is the Curriculum and Instruction Coordinator for the West Virginia Schools of Diversion and Transition.  She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, a Master’s degree in Leadership Studies, and a Professional Administrative Certificate from Marshall University. She is also currently a doctoral candidate for Curriculum and Instruction at Marshall. 

Ashley Skavenski

Lead Curriculum Support Specialist

Ashley Skavenski is the Lead Curriculum Support Specialist and Title I Liaison for WVSDT. Ashley earned her bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education with a specialization in History from West Virginia Wesleyan College, her master’s degree in Literacy Studies from West Virginia University, and her Professional Administrative Certification from Marshall University.

Scott Ramsey

Curriculum Support Specialist

Scott Ramsey is a Curriculum Support Specialist and a National Board-Certified teacher.  Scott received his bachelor’s degree in Biology and Education from Shepherd University, and his graduate degree in Professional Studies from Fairmont University.  

Hannah Reger

Curriculum Support Specialist

Hannah Reger is a Curriculum Support Specialist for the West Virginia Schools of Diversion and Transition. Ms. Reger holds a bachelor’s degree in English and Secondary Education from West Virginia Wesleyan College, a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, and a graduate certificate in Instructional Technology & Learning from Marshall University.  

Carl Carpenter

Curriculum Support Specialist

Carl is a part time Curriculum Support Specialist who taught science for 29 years in a WV DHHR facility, has been an instructional coach for 2 years and a part time coach and CSS for the last two years. He encourages engaging, hands-on special projects in our classrooms through water bottle rockets, robots, Challenger e-Missions and more that stress the science and engineering practices