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Kyllo, Tena

Tena Kyllo

Tena Kyllo
Hello! My name is Tena Kyllo (she/her) and I started working at Harding in 2019 as a Special Education Teacher with a license in both Emotional/Behavior Disorders and Specific Learning Disabilities. I currently teach Chemistry Concepts, Physical Science Concepts, Reading and Skills for College and Career Readiness for students in 9-12th grade. I also am a co-coordinator for the Knight Crew and GSA (Gender Sexuality Alliance) groups.

I grew up in North Minneapolis and attended Patrick Henry High School. I moved to the Greater East Side of St. Paul in 2005 and LOVE being an Eastsider (don't tell my Mpls friends)! I graduated from Concordia University in St. Paul with a degree in Special Education and a Masters in Differentiated Instruction. 

Before coming to Harding, I taught at St. Paul Central for five years. Prior to teaching, I worked as a support staff member for the Minneapolis Public Schools from 1996 - 2013 at Patrick Henry, South and Washburn High Schools. 


Tena Kyllo

Teacher- Office of Specialized Services 

Office: (651) 744-7617

Period 1A: Prep

Period 2A: Chemistry Concepts, Room 1140

Period 3A: Physical Science Concepts (Lunch C), Room 1140

Period 4A: SPED Service

Period 1B: Skills for College and Career Readiness, Room 1140

Period 2B: Reading Strategies 5 (Fusion 1), Room 1140

Period 3B: PLC

Period 4B: Chemistry Concepts, Room 1140