STAFF Directory

Dennis Allen - LeGrand High School

Degrees:
MA in Education: Viterbo, BA in Psychology: Buena Vista, AA: Indian Hills

Position:
High School Physical Education

Education Extracurricular Assignments:
Boy and Girls Co-Golf Coach, CPR Instructor- American Red Cross

Ryan Andersen - LeGrand High School

Position:
Special Education

Jan Anderson - District

Position:
Administrative Assistant - District Office

 

Katie Angstman - Gilman Middle School,LeGrand High School

Degrees:
BS- Family and Consumer Sciences: Iowa State University

Position:
HS Family Consumer Science, MS Family Consumer Science

Kris Arganbright - Laurel Elementary School

Degrees:
BA- Elementary Education- Southwest Minnesota State, AA- Indian Hills Community College

Position:
3rd Grade Teacher, Model Teacher

Extracurricular Assignments:
High School Assistant Softball Coach, Middle School Softball Coach, Middle School Volleyball Coach, Middle School Basketball Coach

Jordan Augspurger - LeGrand High School

Degrees:
BS- Animal Ecology- Iowa State University, AA- Marshaltown Community College: Wildlife/Fisheries/Forestry, Teaching Licensure- Buena Vista University

Position:
Master Teacher- HS

Extracurricular Assignments:
Boys/Girls Golf Co-Coach, Assistant HS Boys Basketball Coach

Katharine Bauder - LeGrand High School

Degrees:
MA: Special Education- Instructional Strategies II BD/LD- Morningside College
BA: Elementary Education K-6- University of Northern Iowa 
Instructional Strategist I- Mild/Moderate K-8- University of Northern Iowa

Position:
Special Education

Extracurricular Assignments:
MS Volleyball Coach, Assistant MS Girls Basketball Coach

Janet Beadle - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
BA- Mt. Mercy College/Buena Vista University, AA- Marshalltown Community College

Position:
7th Grade Language Arts

Extracurricular Assignments:
Middle School Volleyball Coach

Nicholas Beard - Laurel Elementary School,Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
BA: University of Northern Iowa, AA: Marshallown Community College

Position:
Elementary/Middle School Art
 

Karen Benzing - Laurel Elementary School,Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
BA- Elementary Education- Music Concentration

Position:
K-8 General Music

Anne Bertheisen - Laurel Elementary School

Position:
Elementary AEA Team Rep.

Felicia Bible - Gilman Middle School,LeGrand High School

Position:
Music Teacher

Jessica Blackburn - Laurel Elementary School

Degrees:
Master in Education- School Counseling: University of Northern Iowa, BS- Family and Child Studies: Iowa State University

Position:
School Counselor

Monica Blanchard - Laurel Elementary School

Degrees:
Registered Nurse- Marshalltown Community College

Position:
Elementary School Nurse

Breanne Brummel - LeGrand High School

Position:
High School Aide

Heidi Burggraaf - Gilman Middle School

Position:
Middle School Cook

Justin Burns - Laurel Elementary School,Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
BA-Elementary Education- Buena Vista University

Position:
Physical Education, ELEM/MS TAG, Elementary Technology Assistant, Model Teacher

 

Shari Cahalan - Gilman Middle School

Position:
Middle School Aide

Kelsey Cole - Gilman Middle School,LeGrand High School

Position:
Nurse

Sara Cook - Gilman Middle School

Joseph Corbin - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
BA- Teaching Education: University of Iowa/Upper Iowa University

Position:
8th Grade Reading, 8th Grade Language Arts, Second Chance Reading

Extracurricular Activities:
Yearbook, Student Council, Battle of the Books

Cherise Cox - Gilman Middle School

Hallie Crouse - Gilman Middle School,LeGrand High School

Degrees:
BA- K-12 Art Education

Position:
Art Instructor, HS/MS TAG, Model Teacher

Extracurricular Assignments:
High School Musical Director

Michelle Curphy - Laurel Elementary School

Degrees:
BA- Elementary Education

Position:
Transitional Kindergarten

Angie Damman - Laurel Elementary School

Position:
Elementary Cook

Extra Curricular Activities:
Cheerleader Sponsor

Cathy DeBondt - District,Laurel Elementary School

Degrees:
MA- Principalship- UNI, BS in Elementary Education- University of Iowa, Nationally Board Certified Teacher

Position:
Principal

Jarrett DeFields - Gilman Middle School,LeGrand High School

Position:
Band Director

Michele Devig - Laurel Elementary School

Position:
Elementary Aide

Trisha Dobson - LeGrand High School

Degrees:
MS: Pittsburgh State University, BS- Education: Northwest Missouri State University, AA: North Iowa Area Community College

Position:
High School English

Extracurricular Assignments:
National Honor Society

Todd Dobson - Laurel Elementary School

Position:
Laurel- Head Custodian

Pete Drury - Gilman Middle School


Degrees:
MS-Education School Counseling: Drake University, BS- Child and Family Services: Iowa State University

Position:
Middle School Guidance Counselor

Extracurricular Assignments:
Middle School Football Coach, High School Girls Track Co-Coach

Shannon Fiser - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
Bachelor of Arts- Elementary Education and Special Education- Buena Vista University 

Teaching Assignments:
Middle School Special Education

Stacia Foster - Gilman Middle School

Position:
Middle School Student Assistance Center (SAC) Aide

Trudi Foval-Johnson - District,Laurel Elementary School,Gilman Middle School,LeGrand High School

Degrees:
BS in Social Work- Iowa State University

Position:
Student Services Coordinator

Marsha Fricke-Bruster - Laurel Elementary School

Position:
Elementary Aide

Justin Frost - LeGrand High School

Position:
High School Aide

Extracurricular Assignments:
High School Head Baseball Coach, Assistant High School Boys Basketball Coach
 

Jodi Fuller - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
BA- Elementary Education- University of Northern Iowa

Position:
4th Grade Teacher, Model Teacher

Amy Gage - District

Position:
East Marshall Food Services Director

Robb Gage - District

Position:
Buildings and Grounds Director- All Schools

Priscilla Gammon - LeGrand High School

Degrees:
MA- Education: St. Joseph's University- Pennsylvania, MA- Criminal Justice: University of Nebraska-Omaha, BA- English: University of Northern Iowa

Position:
High School English

Kendra Gerrish - Laurel Elementary School

Michael Gethman - Gilman Middle School

Katelyn Gettle - Laurel Elementary School

Degrees:
BA: Elementary Education/Early Childhood Education: University of Northern Iowa, Minor: Literacy Education: University of Northern Iowa

Position:
3rd Grade Teacher

Nicholas Goodrich - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
BA- Elementary Education

Position:
Middle School Physical Education

Extracurricular Assignments:
Middle School Track Coach

Jeanann Hamm - Gilman Middle School

Position
5th Grade Teacher

Abbie Haupert - Gilman Middle School

Position:
6th Grade Reading/Language Arts Teacher

Amber Heishman - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
BA- Elementary Education: University of Northern Iowa, Minor: Reading

Position:
Master Teacher

Ashley Holloway - Laurel Elementary School

Kelli Hulin - Laurel Elementary School

Degrees:
Bachelor of Arts- Elementary Education/Early Childhood Education- University of Northern Iowa, Minor: Early Childhood Special Education

Position:
Elementary Special Education

Ryan Hull - LeGrand High School

Degrees:
BS in Secondary Social Science Education

Position:
Social Studies

Extracurricular Assignments:
High School Boys Track Coach

Victoria Johnston - Laurel Elementary School

Denise Kaisand - Laurel Elementary School

Position: 
Elementary Cook

Kelly Kauffman - Laurel Elementary School

Degrees:
BA- Elementary Education- Simpson College, BA- Music- Simpson College

Position:
Special Education

Marty King - LeGrand High School

Degrees:
MA: Science Education- Montana State, BA: Secondary Education

Position:
Science

Seth Kite - LeGrand High School

Position:
AEA Representative: High School

Samantha Kline - Laurel Elementary School

Degrees:
BA- Elementary Education- University of Northern Iowa

Position:
Kindergarten Teacher

Jamie Koster - LeGrand High School

Degrees:
Graduate Degree: K-12 Strategist BD/LD- Iowa State University, BA: K-6 Elementary Education- Buena Vista University, AA: Marshalltown Community College

Position:
High School Special Education

Julie Lamer - Laurel Elementary School

Degrees:
BA: Psychology & Social Work- University of Northern Iowa, AA: Psychology- Marshalltown Community College

Position:
Elementary Title I Aide, Title I Aide

Melissa Madison - Laurel Elementary School

Degrees:
AA- Marshalltown Community College

 

Position:
Elementary Secretary

Hannah Marston - Laurel Elementary School

Position:
Preschool Teacher

Deb Martenson - Gilman Middle School

Position:
Middle School Aide

Ann McAteer - Gilman Middle School

Position:
Middle School Aide

Bob Mcilwee - Laurel Elementary School,Gilman Middle School,LeGrand High School

Degrees: MFA: Screenwriting, BA: English Studies



Position: English, ELL Instructor

Megan Menuey - Laurel Elementary School

Position:
PreSchool Aide

Carol Meyer - Laurel Elementary School

Degrees:
Master of Arts in Education: Literacy Education- University of Northern Iowa, BA: Early Childhood Education-Elementary Endorsement: University of Northern Iowa

Position:
2nd Grade Teacher

Chelsea Miller - Laurel Elementary School

Position:
Elementary Aide

Amanda Morris - Gilman Middle School

Position:
Middle School Cook

Debbie Morrison - Gilman Middle School

Kim Mullaney - LeGrand High School

Position:
High School Secretary

Riley Myers - District

Position:
Business Manager
Board Secretary

John Nahas - LeGrand High School

Position:
Science Teacher

Crystal Newbrough - Laurel Elementary School

Position:
Elementary Aide

Janelle Pirkl - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
BA- Elementary Education: Wartburg College
MS- Educational Leadership- Drake University.


Position:
Middle School Principal

Paul Poole - Gilman Middle School

Position:
Middle School Head Custodian

Jessica Poush - Gilman Middle School

McKayla Rand - LeGrand High School

Position:
Agricultural Education
 

Extracurricular Assignments:
FFA Sponsor

Matt Rasmusson - District,LeGrand High School

Degrees:
Master of Arts in Educational Leadership- Viterbo University, BA- Simpson College

Position:
Principal

Naomi Reyner - LeGrand High School

Degrees:
Master of Arts- California State University, Sacramento, Bachelor of Arts- Valparaiso University

Position:
High School Spanish Teacher

Becky Riemenschneider - Laurel Elementary School

Position:
Central Rivers AEA

Sam Ronan - Gilman Middle School

Position:
6th Grade Science & Math Teacher

Kelley Roseland - LeGrand High School

Position:
High School Cook

Karen Roseland - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
BA- Elementary Education: University of Northern Iowa

Position:
5th Grade Teacher, Mentor Teacher

Shelley Rozak - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
BA Elementary Education, AS Child Care

Position:
Middle School Aide, Middle School Secretary

Rhonda Runner - Gilman Middle School

Position: 
Middle School Head Cook

Jenny Russell - LeGrand High School

Position: 
High School Library/Aide
 

Tony Ryan - District

Degrees:
Educational Specialist (Ed.S)- Drake University
Masters of Science (M.S.)- Drake University
Bachelor or Arts (B.A.)- University of Northern Iowa
 

Position:
Superintendent- East Marshall Community Schools

Endorsements:
PK-12 Superintendent and AEA Administrator
School Business Official Authorization
PK-8 Principal with Evaluator
K-6 Elementary Education- Teacher
K-8 Mathematics
Drivers Education Endorsement
Coaching Authorization

Rebecca Sanders - LeGrand High School

Position:
HS Social Studies Teacher

Curt Sawyer - District

Position:
Transportation Director- All Schools

Richard Sawyer - LeGrand High School

Degrees:
Ph.D- History of Science: University of Wisconsin, Madison, Master of Arts- History of Science: University of Wisconsin, Madison, Ed.M- Secondary Education: Temple University, Bachelor of Science- Biology: University of California, Riverside

Position:
Mathematics

Ranae Schelp - Laurel Elementary School

Degrees:
BS- Elementary Education- Iowa State University, BS-Early Childhood Education- Iowa State University

Position:
Title I Teacher

Sarah Schutt - Laurel Elementary School

Degrees:
Master of Arts in Education- Viterbo University, BS- Elementary Education- Iowa State University

Position:
Master Teacher- Elementary

Jordan Scull - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
BA- Elementary Education K-6: Iowa State University

Position:
5th Grade
 

Jill Simatovich - Laurel Elementary School

Position:
Elementary Aide

Trent Sinn - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
BA- Elementary Education

Position:
6th/8th Grade Social Studies

Chris Skinner - Gilman Middle School

Position:
Sign Language Interpreter- Middle School

Jeanne Snyder - Laurel Elementary School

Position:
Elementary Head Cook

Trent Taylor - LeGrand High School

Degrees:
MA- K-12 School Counseling: University of Northern Iowa, BA- Social Studies: Mankato State, PK-12 Principal Certification: IPLA Storm Lake Evaluator (Level One)

Position:
High School Guidance Counselor

Extracurricular Assignment:
High School Head Cross Country Coach, High School Girls Track Head Coach

Pam Thege - LeGrand High School

Position:
High School Head Custodian

Sherry Wallace - Laurel Elementary School,Gilman Middle School,LeGrand High School

Degrees:
MSLS- Library Science- University of Kentucky, BS- Secondary Education: English- University of Kansas

Position: 
Teacher Librarian

Dawn Walton - LeGrand High School

Position:
High School Cook

Jane Wehrman - Laurel Elementary School

Degrees:
Master of Education- Viterbo University, BA: Elementary Education- Northwestern College, AA: Office Management- Northwestern College

Position:
Kindergarten Teacher

Brandi Westercamp - LeGrand High School

Position:
HS Math Teacher

Scott Wheater - LeGrand High School

Degrees:
BA: Simpson College

Position:
Mathematics

Extracurricular Assignments:
High School Activities Director, High School Assistant Boys Track Coach

Dana Wheater - Laurel Elementary School

Degrees:
Master of Education- Viterbo University, BS- Elementary Education- Iowa State University

Position:
1st Grade Teacher, Model Teacher

Kim Wolf - Gilman Middle School

Position:
Middle School Secretary

Erin Wright - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
BA: Elementary Education/Early Childhood- University of Northern Iowa

Position:
4th Grade Teacher

Amy Wunschel - Gilman Middle School