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Substitute Teachers
Have you considered becoming a Licensed, Short-Call Substitute Teacher? Click here for more information.

TrekNorth is planning to add K-5. Plead read the Updated Expansion Article from the Bemidji Pioneer.

April 27, 2017 Bemidji Pioneer Article


TrekNorth Breakfast program
Breakfast runs from 7:45 to 8:25 a.m.! 

Breakfast is a $1.50 if you do NOT qualify for free or reduced lunch!!  Make sure to turn in your lunch applications to see if you qualify!


TrekNorth Recycles! 
Bring in your used ink cartridges, cell phones and devices to Trek. We will recycle them and get credit for them.

For more information please contact Jen at 218-444-1888 (ext 106) or you can also check out Funding Factory eligible items.


TrekNorth Bracelets
We are selling these bracelets for a $10 minimum donation.  The money goes to March of Dimes and Water for Good.


Substitute Teachers
Have you considered becoming a Licensed, Short-Call Substitute Teacher? Click here for more information.

TrekNorth Robotics
Check out what the TrekNorth Robotics team is doing. Click here for more.

TrekNorth Course Catalog
Find courses and descriptions for classes offered at TrekNorth here in the Course Catalog.

The TrekNorth BiblioTrek
Click on the image to sort through the catalog:

To checkout a book:
Click here to go to the Book Page Form

If you have questions please contact Mary Overlie at

Book Fair Thank You!
Thanks to all for making our 1st BookFair a big success. We sold over $2200 in books, which means we’ve earned $800 with which to buy more books for the Trek classroom libraries.  

We really appreciate the generosity of the Trek community and look forward to next year.


TrekNorth Annual Report
2016 Annual Report & World's Best WorkForce





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The mission statement of TrekNorth Junior & Senior High School is to prepare young people to make a positive difference in their local and global community.

TrekNorth’s mission is to maximize student academic success by challenging and supporting individual students on an academic path that includes participation in a spectrum of vertically aligned college-readiness courses, including Advanced Placement courses. TrekNorth’s mission is to develop leadership skills in all students through required participation in wilderness experiences and outdoor skill development. TrekNorth’s mission is to support students by requiring parental collaboration in key areas, by providing parents the necessary education and training to be an effective partner, and by committing to the successful implementation of a comprehensive wellness curriculum. TrekNorth’s mission is to actively guide students in their process of developing a positive self identity and a responsibility to serve their community. TrekNorth’s mission is to graduate students who have the desire and ability to build community.

 Executive Director Position

Minimum qualifications:

  1. 5 years teaching experience.
  2. Valid MN teaching license.

Preference will be given to those that:

  1. Knowledge of and familiarity with charter schools and their history, funding, successes, and failures; specific experience in areas such as charter school development and operations, federal grants, facilities, and education law and policy is preferred
  2. Demonstrated commitment to the potential of youth to succeed in rigorous educational settings, including knowledge of Advanced Placement programing. 
  3. Have a proven collaborative leadership style.
  4. Are licensed as an Administrator or the ability to become licensed by the Minnesota State Department of Education
  5. Experience with Carver policy governance.(The Executive Limitation Policies are available upon request.) 

Strategic Planning and Growth

  1.  Work collaboratively with the The School Board of Directors to implement the strategic vision and implementation plan in accordance with TrekNorth’s Mission and Vision and our Authorizer provisions.
  2. Lead the development and management of school programs, procedures, curriculum and policies in alignment with TrekNorth’s organizational mission
  3. Build and manage a growing team of faculty, staff, and school leadership
  4. Develop and manage strong, centralized business functions (finance, operations, budgeting, compliance, human resources, facilities management, marketing, IT, climate) to support the growth of TrekNorth.
  5. Manage Authorizer functions: academic, climate, operations, compliance and finance

Academic and School Leadership

  1. Ensures that people and resources are allocated appropriately to achieve the charter goals
  2. Implement an integrated professional development program and effective accountability plans
  3. Maintain a strong, cohesive culture that reflects core TrekNorth values and establishes regional identity
  4. Drive organizational alignment across the school (including curriculum and instructional alignment), and provide support systems that drive students’ academic achievement and character development
  5. Develop a clear framework for decision-making, specifically engaging school leadership and The School Board, to ensure that the best possible decisions are made for the region
  6. Manage relationship with school Authorizer

Administrative Team Oversight

  1. Works with the Board of Directors to identify and develop short and long term goals
  2. Provides support in achieving goals
  3. Monitors progress of administration team toward completing goals
  4. Ensures whole school is considered in decision making (e.g. students in all grades, enrichment programs, community outreach and engagement, etc.)
  5. Ensures decisions comply with Minnesota charter school laws and regulations


  1. Reviews facility needs annually as needed and determined by the board
  2. Oversees facility compliance and other facility issues as needed

External Relations

  1. Effectively articulate TrekNorth’s mission and values
  2. Develop, cultivate, and manage relationships with Board members, district and community leaders, political organizations, and leadership to develop a strong community presence, foster key partnerships, and ensure growth and sustainability
  3. Ensure that all key constituents are communicated with and kept fully informed on significant developments and school initiatives
  4.  Work effectively with local media to create a strong, positive local presence; participate in select events and speaking engagements as a spokesperson for TrekNorth’s mission and impact

Posting until filled but applicants reviewed after two weeks.

Mail or email Letter of Interest, Resume, Transcript and 3 Letters of recommendation to:

Nicole Thompson, Business Manager
(218)444-1888 ext.101
2400 Pine Ridge Ave. NW
Bemidji, MN 56601


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