Staff Directory

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Banaadir Academy North
Banaadir Academy South
Banaadir Math & Science
ELL
Powell Leadership Academy
MN Virtual
MTS Elementary
MTS Secondary
P.E.A.S.E. Academy
Special Education
MTCS Central Office
Banaadir Academy
Banaadir Elementary
Adam, Ismail

Adam, Ismail

Administrative Assistant
Banaadir Elementary
Aden, Suad

Aden, Suad

Lunch Aide
Banaadir Academy
Albin, Brett

Albin, Brett

Art Teacher
MTS Secondary
Arab, Nimo

Arab, Nimo

Title 1 Teacher
Banaadir Elementary
MTCS Staff

Bennett, Kelsey

Title 1, Compliance, Q-Comp, Curriculum and Instruction, Professional Development and Academic Coach
MTCS Central Office
MTCS Staff

Berndtson, Tamlee

MARSS Specialist, HR Assistant
MTCS Central Office
MTCS Staff

Blair, Sarah

ELL Teacher
Banaadir Elementary
MTCS Staff

Bland, Lucas

Facilities Tech
MTCS Central Office
Bland, Sarah

Bland, Sarah

Enrollment Specialist
MTCS Central Office
Bozeman, Corey

Bozeman, Corey

Special Education Paraprofessional
MTS Elementary
MTCS Staff

Brandl, Catherine

Special Education Paraprofessional
Banaadir Elementary
MTCS Staff

Brinkman, Sara

Kindergarten Teacher
Banaadir Elementary
MTCS Staff

Brosz, Adam

Social Worker
P.E.A.S.E. Academy
MTCS Staff

Brown Jackson, Delina

Due Process Clerk
MTCS Central Office
Rufus Brown

Brown, Rufus

Chemical Dependency Counselor
P.E.A.S.E. Academy
Brown, Terry

Brown, Terry

English Teacher
MTS Secondary
MTCS Staff

Buck, Jenny

Director of Marketing
MTCS Central Office
MTCS Staff

Buselmeier, Nancy

Special Education Coordinator
Connections Academy
MTCS Staff

Busse, Leah

Special Education Teacher
MN Virtual
MTCS Staff

Carlson, Colleen

Special Education Supervisor
Connections Academy
MTCS Staff

Carmon, Hannah

5th Grade Teacher
Banaadir Academy
Chapman, Steve

Chapman, Steve

First Sergeant, JROTC
Powell Leadership Academy
MTCS Staff

Charif, Kadija

ELL Paraprofessional
Banaadir Elementary

Clock, Steve

Special Education Teacher
MN Virtual
Cobb, Prentice

Cobb, Prentice

Behavior Coach
MTS Secondary, PLA, Banaadir Academy
MTCS Staff

Coderre, Mat

Special Education Lead Teacher
MN Virtual
MTCS Staff

Collins, Meghan

Special Education Evaluation Teacher
MTCS Central Office

Copeland, Erin

Director of Special Education
MTCS Central Office
Alisha Cromwell

Cromwell, Alisha

6th Grade Teacher
Banaadir Academy
MTCS Staff

Dalmar, Liban

Family Liaison
Banaadir Elementary
MTCS Staff

DeSmidt Grey, Sara

1st Grade Teacher
Banaadir Elementary
Amal Diiriiye

Diiriye, Amal

Special Education Paraprofessional
Banaadir Elementary

DiVirgilio, Nikki

School Social Worker
MN Virtual
Dornfeld, Suzette

Dornfeld, Suzette

MTS Elementary Principal
MTS Elementary

Doyle, Jacilyn

Social Studies Teacher
MN Virtual
Dunn, Shannon

Dunn, Shannon

Kindergarten Teacher
Banaadir Elementary
Durchslag, Michael

Durchslag, Michael

P.E.A.S.E. Academy Director
P.E.A.S.E. Academy
Edgar, Matt

Edgar, Matt

Social Studies Teacher
Banaadir Academy

Edwards, Liz

Special Education Teacher
MN Virtual
MTCS Staff

Eid, Aubree

Social Studies Teacher
MN Virtual

Elling, Matthew

Math Teacher
MN Virtual

Elliott, Angela

Registrar (A-K)
MN Virtual
Elmi, Sharmarke

Elmi, Sharmarke

Family Engagement Coordinator
Banaadir Elementary
MTCS Has a NEW Superintendent

Erlandson, Brian

Superintendent
MTCS Central Office
Estenson, Jake

Estenson, Jake

Dean of Academics
MTS Secondary, PLA, Banaadir Academy
MTCS Staff

Evuleocha, Angela

Special Education Teacher
MN Virtual

Fager, Brenda

Administrative Assistant
MN Virtual

Fager, Eric

Special Education Paraprofessional
MN Virtual
Fondow, Shawn

Fondow, Shawn

MTS Secondary Principal
MTS Secondary
Genord, Janet

Genord, Janet

Math Teacher
Banaadir Academy
Gharrity, Mike

Gharrity, Mike

Special Education Teacher
MTS Secondary, PLA

Glenz, Bill

Director of MN Virtual
MN Virtual

Goodman, Ellen

Science Teacher
MN Virtual

Goodman, Eric

Spanish/ELL Teacher
MN Virtual
MTCS Staff

Gould, Melissa

Director of Connections
MN Connections Academy
Nyberg, Kelly

Grant Nyberg, Kelly

2nd Grade Teacher
Banaadir Elementary

Gugudan, Amber

Language Arts Teacher
MN Virtual
Hagstrom, Britta

Hagstrom, Britta

6th Grade Teacher
Banaadir Academy
Harris, Jackie

Harris, Jackie

Special Education Paraprofessional
MTS Secondary, PLA

Herbison, Larry

Curriculum Integrationist
MN Virtual

Hinrichs, Mellanie

Enrollment Specialist
MN Virtual
MTCS Staff

Hinz, Jacob

Social Studies Teacher
MN Virtual
MTCS Staff

Human Resources

Human Resources
MTCS Central Office

Humnick, Justine

Due Process Clerk
MTCS Central Office
Hunter, Natalie

Hunter, Natalie

K-1st Grade Teacher
MTS Elementary
Hunter, Wendy

Hunter, Wendy

Title 1 Reading Teacher
Banaadir Elementary
Hutchins, Joe

Hutchins, Joe

Director
Banaadir Elementary
MTCS Staff

Hvezda, Heather

Physical Education Teacher
Banaadir Elementary
Ibrahim, Asma

Ibrahim, Asma

4th Grade Teacher
Banaadir Elementary
Jackson, Debra

Jackson, Debra

Food Service
Banaadir Elementary, Banaadir Academy

Jaroslawski, Lisa

Special Education Coordinator
MTCS Central Office

Jensen, Alda

Special Education Evaluator
MTCS Central Office
Johnson, Jeff

Johnson, Jeff

Special Education Teacher
Banaadir Academy
Johnson, Kate

Johnson, Kate

3rd Grade Teacher
Banaadir Elementary
Kestner, Katherine

Kestner, Katherine

Science Teacher
P.E.A.S.E. Academy
MTCS Staff

Killian, Kristi

Special Education Teacher
MN Virtual
Kim, Miriam

Kim, Miriam

ELL Teacher
Banaadir Academy

Kimmes, Mitchell

Science Teacher
MN Virtual

Kirscht Reisnour, Alison

Title I Teacher
Banaadir Academy

Krueger, Jenna

School Counselor (A-K)
MN Virtual
Kulmiye, Adam

Kulmiye, Adam

SPED Paraprofessional
Banaadir Academy
Lane, Rashel

Lane, Rashel

School Counselor
MTS Secondary
Larson, Brady

Larson, Brady

Special Education Paraprofessional
Banaadir Academy

Larson, Jill

PE/Health Teacher
MN Virtual
MTCS Staff

Larson, Jody

Special Education Teacher
Banaadir Elementary
MTCS Staff

Lexen, Megan

School Social Worker
MTS Elementary
Lin, Robert

Lin, Robert

Special Education Paraprofessional
MTS Secondary, PLA
MTCS Staff

Linehan, Michael

Techincal Aide
P.E.A.S.E. Academy
Lloyd, Brian

Lloyd, Brian

Athletic/Activities Director
MTCS Central Office
Locker, Catie

Locker, Catie

Administrative Assitant
P.E.A.S.E. Academy

Loken, Mark

Language Arts Teacher
MN Virtual

Lorentz, Lorelei

Part-Time/Supplemental Coordinator
MN Virtual
Lorenz-Walraven, Wendy

Lorenz-Walraven, Wendy

Director of Equity and Diversity
MTCS Central Office

Lukaszewski, Martin

Language Arts Teacher
MN Virtual
McCray, Willie

McCray, Willie

Special Education Paraprofessional
Banaadir Elementary

McKenzie, Kevin

Assistant Director
MN Virtual
McMahon, Sheila

McMahon, Sheila

Title I Teacher
MTS Elementary

McTavish, Constance

Math Teacher
MN Virtual
MTCS Staff

Metzger, Lee

Physical Education Teacher
MTS Elementary
Miller, Andrea

Miller, Andrea

Director
Banaadir Academy
Minzel, Ellen

Minzel, Ellen

Math Teacher
MTS Secondary, P.E.A.S.E. Academy
Misgen, Alexa

Misgen, Alexa

6th Grade Teacher
MTS Elementary
Mohamed, Fosia

Mohamed, Fosia

Recess Paraprofessional
Banaadir Elementary
Mohamed, Fowzia

Mohamed, Fowzia

Somali Family Liaison
Banaadir Academy
MTCS Staff

Mohamed, Hamda

ELL Grades K-1
Banaadir Elementary
MTCS Staff

Mohamed, Mahad

Community Engagement Coordinator
MTCS Central Office
MTCS Staff

Mohamed, Mariam

5th Grade Teacher
Banaadir Academy
Monsrud, Jeff

Monsrud, Jeff

Social Studies Teacher
MTS Secondary, PLA
Moon, Steve

Moon, Steve

P.E./Health Teacher
MTS Secondary, PLA
Mottey, Adolph

Mottey, Adolph

Technical Aide
MTS Secondary, PLA

Nelson, Shawn

Art Teacher
MN Virtual
MTCS Staff

Night Pipe, Coya

Admin Assistant
MTS Secondary

Norman, Kari

Registrar (L-Z)
MN Virtual
Obikwelu, Emmanual

Obikwelu, Emmanual

Science Teacher
MTS Secondary, PLA
Oliver, Kathleen

Oliver, Kathleen

On-site Substitute
Banaadir Elementary
MTCS Staff

Olson, Jacob F

Visual Arts
MTS Secondary
Osman, Abdulwahab

Osman, Abdulwahab

Special Education Paraprofessional
Banaadir Academy
MTCS Staff

Patraw, Kitty

MARSS Coordinator
MTCS Central Office

Pinnell, Greg

Social Studies Teacher
MN Virtual
MTCS Staff

Powell, Dora

Behavior Analyst
MTCS Central Office
MTCS Staff

Priem, Jennifer

School Counselor (L-Z)
MN Virtual
MTCS Staff

Rand, Peter

Tech Support
MN Virtual
Raney, Allison

Raney, Allison

Music Teacher
MTS Secondary, PLA

Reinardy, Nichole

Special Education Teacher
MN Virtual
MTCS Staff

Riipi, Erin

Title 1 Math Teacher
MTS Secondary
MTCS Staff

Rivera Lugo Ph.D., Marisa

Community Engagement Coordinator
MTCS Central Office
MTCS Staff

Roberts, Sara

Language Arts Teacher
P.E.A.S.E. Academy
MTCS Staff

Robmann, M.E. “Mars”

Language Arts Teacher
MTS Secondary
Roy, Ryan

Roy, Ryan

Science Teacher (Grades 5-9)
Banaadir Academy
MTCS Staff

Russell, Molly

Special Education Teacher
MN Virtual

Schluter, Darren

Math Teacher
MN Virtual
Schnaser, Christine

Schnaser, Christine

Academic Coach
MTS Elementary
Selander, Rebecca

Selander, Rebecca

ELL Teacher
MTS Secondary

Sheehan, Santhi

Student Support (A-K)
MN Virtual
Sitzman, Thomas

Sitzman, Thomas

Language Arts Teacher
Banaadir Academy

Smetana, Renee

Math Teacher
MTS Secondary, PLA
Stenseth, Courtney

Stenseth, Courtney

Social Worker
MTS Secondary, PLA, Banaadir Academy
Sykes, Latina

Sykes, Latina

Food Service Director
MTCS Central Office
Tesch, Tom

Tesch, Tom

ELL Grades 4-5
Banaadir Elementary, Banaadir Academy

Thao, Kristi

Student Support (L-Z)
MN Virtual
MTCS Staff

Thelen, Janae

6th Grade Teacher
Banaadir Academy

Toney, Will

Science Teacher
MN Virtual
MTCS Staff

Trojan, Sam

ELL Teacher
Banaadir Academy
MTCS Staff

Vanden Bosch, Sarah

Special Education Coordinator
Connections Academy
MTCS Staff

VanderHeul, Brian

Music/Electives Teacher
MN Virtual
Vastine, Rachel

Vastine, Rachel

Technical Aide
MTS Secondary, PLA
MTCS Staff

Vergeront, Katherine

Kindergarten Teacher
MTS Elementary
Wade, Fred

Wade, Fred

SPED Paraprofessional
MTS Secondary
MTCS Staff

Warsame, Khadra

Administrative Assistant
Banaadir Academy
Watkins, Alicia

Watkins, Alicia

Food Service
MTS Elementary
Wattley, Mary

Wattley, Mary

Director of Transportation, Family Liaison, Attendance Coordinator, Teen Parent Advocate
MTS Secondary & MTCS Central Office

Westby, Peter

Social Studies Teacher
MN Virtual
Wiens, Mandy

Wiens, Mandy

4th Grade Teacher
Banaadir Elementary
Wodele, Katie

Wodele, Katie

Special Education Paraprofessional
MTS Elementary
Yusuf, Shukri

Yusuf, Shukri

Special Education Paraprofessional
Banaadir Elementary
MTCS Staff

Zemien, Heather

Art Paraprofessional
P.E.A.S.E. Academy
MTCS Staff

Zobitz, Hannah

2nd Grade Teacher
Banaadir Elementary