Terry Kalhusdal

Position: Teacher
District: Kettle Moraine School District
Location: Dousman, WI

Terry currently teaches in Kettle Moraine School District in Southeastern Wisconsin. He’s leading a team whose mission is to prepare today’s learners for tomorrow’s challenges. Their key is a personalized learning model that allows students to connect the dots between reading, writing, mathematics, science, history, music, and art.

Terry was a member of the Wisconsin School and District Accountability Design Team, which was led by Governor Scott Walker and State Superintendent Tony Evers. Outside of the classroom, he has produced six documentaries, including “Thinking Like a Historian, Rethinking History Instruction” for the Wisconsin State Historical Society and two films on end-of-life care, including “Consider the Conversation 2: Stories About Cure, Relief, and Comfort,” which aired more than 1,800 times on PBS stations across the country and received several awards, including a regional Emmy Nomination; Award of Excellence: “Use of Film for Social Change”; and the Humanitarian Award: Outstanding Achievement from the Global Film Awards. He is also a 2011 Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Teacher.

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