AEA Staff

Staff Directory
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Melanie Andersen

Consultant, Literacy

712-366-0503 ext. 3102 Email Melanie Andersen
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Chad Bartlett

Director of Organizational Strategy, Improvement and Equity

712-366-0503 ext. 7210 Email Chad Bartlett
Katie Berg's photo

Katie Berg

Instructional Materials Assistant II

712-366-0503 ext. 7284 Email Katie Berg
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Michelle Catterson

Professional Development Coordinator

712-366-0503 ext. 7205 Email Michelle Catterson
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Brielle Cerven

Consultant, English Learner

712-366-0503 ext. 5219 Email Brielle Cerven
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Michelle Custer

Consultant, Special Education

712-366-0503 ext. 5202 Email Michelle Custer
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Sarah Donham

Communications Specialist

712-366-0503 ext. 7250 Email Sarah Donham
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Stephanie Dredge

Senior Director Specialized Services and Supports

712-366-0503 ext. 5206 Email Stephanie Dredge
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Gina Durfee

Rising Hope Academy Supervisor/Social Emotional Learning Consultant

712-366-0503 ext. 7214 Email Gina Durfee
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Murray Fenn

Consultant, Career and Technical

712-366-0503 ext. 7233 Email Murray Fenn
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David Fringer

Executive Director of Technology, Media, Digital Learning & Operations

712-366-0503 ext. 7206 Email David Fringer
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Ivan Gentry

Executive Director of Specialized Services and Supports

712-366-0503 ext. 7231 Email Ivan Gentry
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Kelly Gerhardt

Instructional Materials Assistant II

712-366-0503 ext. 7227 Email Kelly Gerhardt
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Valerie Giegerich

Consultant, Special Education/Social Emotional Learning

712-366-0503 ext. 4313 Email Valerie Giegerich
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Angela Goings

Consultant, Special Education

712-366-0503 ext. 5218 Email Angela Goings
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Kathy Hanafan

Community Resource Supervisor

712-366-0503 ext. 7311 Email Kathy Hanafan
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Angie Hance

Executive Director of Targeted Services and Supports

712-366-0503 ext. 3250 Email Angie Hance
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Michele Harrison

Supervisor of Occupational Therapy Services

712-366-0503 ext. 6257 Email Michele Harrison
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Lois Hartje

Instructional Materials Assistant I

712-366-0503 ext. 7218 Email Lois Hartje
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Lolli Haws

Chief Administrator

712-366-0503 ext. 7201 Email Lolli Haws
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Debbie Hayes

Executive Administrative Assistant

712-366-0503 ext. 3204 Email Debbie Hayes


James Henderson

Van Driver

712-366-0503 ext. 7218 Email James Henderson
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Devin Herrick

Supervisor of Communications

712-366-0503 ext. 6203 Email Devin Herrick


Fred Hildebrandt

Van Driver

712-366-0503 Email Fred Hildebrandt
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Amy Hoffman

Consultant, Special Education

712-366-0503 ext. 3752 Email Amy Hoffman
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Julia Hood

Supervisor of Media Support Services

712-366-0503 ext. 7218 Email Julia Hood
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Jenna Hucka

Consultant, Literacy

712-366-0503 ext. 5211 Email Jenna Hucka
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Sherry Huffman

Consultant, Assessment

712-366-0503 ext. 3332 Email Sherry Huffman
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Janice Hughes

Speech-Language Pathology Asst I

712-366-0503 ext. 3247 Email Janice Hughes
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Sabrina Johnson

Human Resources Manager

712-366-0503 ext. 7208 Email Sabrina Johnson
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Kelsie Kralik

Consultant, Literacy

712-366-0503 ext. 4312 Email Kelsie Kralik
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Lexy Larsen

Staff Accountant

712-366-0503 ext. 7215 Email Lexy Larsen
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Sondy Laughlin

Support Services Secretary II

712-366-0503 ext. 6244 Email Sondy Laughlin
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Amy Liddell

Family and Educator Partnership Coordinator

712-366-0503 ext. 3608 Email Amy Liddell
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Michelle Lidgett

Licensure Assistant/Registrar

712-366-0503 ext. 7222 Email Michelle Lidgett
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Darek Madejski

Supervisor of Instructional Technology

712-366-0503 ext. 7207 Email Darek Madejski
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Carol McMahon-Kain

Speech-Language Pathologist

712-366-0503 ext. 6209 Email Carol McMahon-Kain
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Steve McPhillips

SBI/Program Supervisor

712-366-0503 ext. 7277 Email Steve McPhillips
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Nicolas Mendoza

Van Driver

712-366-0503 ext. 7218 Email Nicolas Mendoza


Richard Mortensen

Van Driver

712-366-0503 Email Richard Mortensen


Catelyn Newman

School Psychologist

712-366-0503 Email Catelyn Newman
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Kari Olson

Consultant, SDI Literacy

712-366-0503 ext. 3335 Email Kari Olson
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Tami Pauley

Director of Human Resources

712-366-0503 ext. 7230 Email Tami Pauley


Gary Paulsen

Van Driver

712-366-0503 Email Gary Paulsen
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Linda Perdue

Administrative Assistant/Board Secretary

712-366-0503 ext. 7202 Email Linda Perdue
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Jason Plourde

Executive Director of Universal Services and Supports

712-366-0503 ext. 6201 Email Jason Plourde
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Carrie Powders

Administrative Secretary

712-366-0503 ext. 6206 Email Carrie Powders
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Andy Raczynski

System/Network Technician

712-366-0503 ext. 7219 Email Andy Raczynski
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Tim Redd

Microcomputer/Network Specialist II

712-366-0503 ext. 3288 Email Tim Redd
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Jamie Reid

Supervisor of Operations

712-366-0503 ext. 7216 Email Jamie Reid
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Andy Ruff

Supervisor of Physical Therapy Services

712-366-0503 ext. 6223 Email Andy Ruff
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Ron Russell

Director of Specialized Services and Supports

712-366-0503 ext. 4312 Email Ron Russell


Jodi Ryan

Interim Executive Director of Business and Finance

712-366-0503 ext. 7211 Email Jodi Ryan
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Steve Schwiesow

School Psychologist

712-366-0503 ext. 7265 Email Steve Schwiesow
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Jonathan Skarin

Microcomputer/Network Specialist II

712-366-0503 ext. 6232 Email Jonathan Skarin
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Lexi Stebral

Receptionist/Human Resources Assistant

712-366-0503 ext. 7223 Email Lexi Stebral
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Julie Stessman

Supervisor of Physical Therapy Services

712-366-0503 ext. 6222 Email Julie Stessman
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Nancy Sudmann

Instructional Materials Assistant II

712-366-0503 ext. 7221 Email Nancy Sudmann
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Susan Wheeler

Accounting Associate

712-366-0503 ext. 7229 Email Susan Wheeler
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Sandy Williams

Instructional Materials Assistant II

712-366-0503 ext. 7228 Email Sandy Williams
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Kim Wise

Consultant, Science

712-366-0503 ext. 7204 Email Kim Wise
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Denise Young

Consultant, Special Education

712-366-0503 ext. 7291 Email Denise Young