Lennie Bjornsen is an Oregon native who grew up in Hillsboro when it was a small farm town. Educated at Lewis & Clark College, he started his human services career in 1977 working in residential care with struggling adolescents. Two masters degrees followed along with jobs in County & State government, private insurance, non-profits, schools, and consulting.
Currently working for Gladstone Schools, Lennie is the Director of Family and Student Supports that includes duties such as trauma mitigation, readiness for Kindergarten, Title1, AVID, equity, resilience & protective factors, and many agency partnerships. He shares a great life with wife Pam, teen daughter Claire, sheepdogs, horses and remodeling projects in the Woodstock neighborhood of Portland.
Director of Student & Family Support