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     Katie Heimdal - Executive Director
     Bryan Carey - Dean of Students
     Christi Sickel - Assistant Director of Special Education
     Jackie Ward - Assistant Director of Special Education
     Christa Clark - Special Ed Coordinator
     Hannah Helander - Special Ed Coordinator
     Amanda Slattery - Special Ed Coordinator
     Tina Fredrickson - Assistant Special Ed Director
     Chris Hautala - Coordinator of Early Intervening Services
     Melissa Maki - Assistant to the Executive Director
     Candace Nelis - Business Manager
     Shelly Moe - HR Specialist/Payroll
     Dano Hess - Intervention Specialist
     Katie Alto - Third Party Billing Coordinator
     Tina Johnson - MARSS Coordinator
     Sarah Callister - Check & Connect Mentor
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Early Childhood Special Education
     Ronda Bernard
     Kelsey Borchert
     Shelby Corey-Semo
     Kayla Evans
     Wendy Jordan
     Laura Gregorich
     Elizabeth Oberstar
     Lindsay Rones
     Eliina Sandstrom
     Jessica Thayer
     Samanthla Tviet
Elementary Focus Teachers
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     Amiah Akerson
     Haley Bloomquist
     Erik Dinsmore
     Sophia Magnuson
     Jeff Zupetz
     Amanda Murfin
     Steven Saari
Mid-Level Focus
     Jenna Holtorf
Secondary Focus Teachers
     Alyssa Blake
     Aaron Nielsen
     Eric Larson
     Khoriana Vaerconum
ALC Teachers
     Dennis Gauthier
     Chad Olson
     Cynthia Parsons
Itinerant Staff
     Kathleen Baxter - Achievement Assessor
     Teresa Geiselman - Achievement Assessor
     Deborah Filander - Achievement Assessor
     Amy Raboin - Achievement Assessor
     Desiree Tomczak - Achievement Assessor
     Martha Klekotka - Due Process Facilitator
     Susan Ostman - Due Process Facilitator
     Paul Schwab - DAPE
     Mikayla Chromy - Deaf and Hard of Hearing
     Janeen Kleffman - Deaf and Hard of Hearing
     Amanda Claesson - Occupational Therapist
     Katie Feldt - Occupational Therapist
     Angela Finseth - Occupational Therapist
     Angela Kramer - Occupational Therapist
     Katie Thelen - Occupational Therapist
     Melanie Weber - Physical Therapist
     Rachel Eisenhuth - Physical Therapist
     Kelsey Everson, Physical Therapist
     Annika Lein - Speech & Language Pathologist
     Carrie Victor - Speech & Language Pathologist
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