STAFF Directory

Paul Ainley - Gilman Middle School

Position:
Middle School Aide

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

Jan Anderson - District

Position:
Administrative Assistant - District Office

 

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 - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
BA- Elementary Education- Music Concentration

Position:
4-8 General Music

Bob Berggren - LeGrand High School

Degrees:


Position:
Teacher Emeritus, Long term sub

Michael Berthusen - LeGrand High School

Degrees:
BA- Math Education

Position:
Mathematics

Jessica Blackburn - Laurel Elementary School

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

Position:
Guidance 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

Extracurricular Assignments:
Middle School Football Coach

Shari Cahalan - Gilman Middle School

Position:
Middle School Aide

Marilyn Campbell - Gilman Middle School

Position:
Middle School Aide

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

Hope Corbin-Butler - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
K-6 Elementary Education- University of Northern Iowa, PK-3 Education- Regular Education/Special Education

Position:
4th Grade Teacher

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 School Aide

Extra Curricular Activities:
Cheerleader Sponsor

Brianne Das - LeGrand High School

Degrees: MAT: Art of Teaching, BS:Biology and Environmental Studies

 

Position: Science Teacher

Cathy DeBondt - District,Laurel Elementary School

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

Position:
Principal

Randy Denham - District

Position:
Business Manager
Board Secretary

Michele Devig - Laurel Elementary School

Position:
Elementary Aide

Jody Dixon - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
MA Learning Disabilities- Iowa State University, BA Elementary Education- Northwest Missouri State University

Position:
Middle School Special Education

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

Caitie Doeden - Laurel Elementary School

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

Position:
Preschool Teacher

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

Darcy Drury - Laurel Elementary School

Degrees:
BS: Early Childhood Education

Position:
1st Grade Teacher

Patrick Farley - LeGrand High School

Degrees:
BA/MS: Buena Vista University, BS: University of South Dakota, AA: Iowa Central

Position:
Social Studies

Shannon Fiser - Gilman Middle School

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

Teaching Assignments:
Middle School Special Education

Suzanne Flexsenhar - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
Bachelor of Science- Education: Mount Mercy University

Position:
6th Grade Math and Science

Extracurricular:
Assistant High School Girls Track Coach

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

Roberta Fricke - Laurel Elementary School

Position:
Elementary School Cook

Marsha Fricke-Bruster - Laurel Elementary School

Position:
Elementary School Aide, Parking Lot Monitor

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

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

Ashley Goedecke - Laurel Elementary School

Position
3rd Grade Teacher

Nicholas Goodrich - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
BA- Elementary Education

Position:
Middle School Physical Education

Extracurricular Assignments:
Middle School Track Coach

Jessica Goulding - LeGrand High School

Degrees:
AS- Early Childhood Education

Position:
High School At-Risk
 

Devin Grant - Laurel Elementary School

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

Position: 
Preschool Teacher

Shelley Gratopp - Laurel Elementary School


Position:
Elementary School Aide

Sandra Gruman - Laurel Elementary School

Degrees:
BA- Elementary Education/Early Childhood- University of Northern Iowa, Minor: K-8 Reading

Position:
2nd Grade Teacher

Jeanann Hamm - Gilman Middle School

Position
5th Grade Teacher

Cindy Hamor - Gilman Middle School

Position
Middle School Secretary

Amber Heishman - Gilman Middle School

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

Position:
6th Grade Reading/Language Arts

Jodi Hinegardner - LeGrand High School

Degrees:
BA: William Penn University

Position:
Special Education

Extracurricular Assignment:
Student Council Advisor

Sarah Holden - Gilman Middle School

Position:
AEA Representative- Gilman MS

Connie Hoskey - Laurel Elementary School

Position:
Head Elementary Secretary

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

Allison Jansen - Laurel Elementary School

Position
2nd Grade Teacher

Kelle Johannsen - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
MD: Morningside College, MA- Special Education/Instructional II , BA- Elementary Education: Buena Vista University


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

Jennifer Kitzman - Laurel Elementary School,LeGrand High School

Degrees:
MAE: Viterbo, BFAE: Wayne State College

Position:
Elementary Music, High School Vocal, Music Theory

Extracurricular Assignments:
Fall Musical Director

Steve Kitzman - LeGrand High School

Long Term Sub

Samantha Kline - Laurel Elementary School

Degrees:
BA- Elementary Education- University of Northern Iowa

Position:
Kindergarten Teacher

Pat Kopsa - Gilman Middle School

Degree:
BA- Westmar College

Position:
Earth Science, Life Science

Extracurricular Assignments:
Middle School Football, Middle School Wrestling

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

Jawanda Love - Laurel Elementary School,Gilman Middle School

Position:
Elementary/Middle School Custodian

Jill Luth - Laurel Elementary School

Position:
Cook

Melissa Madison - Laurel Elementary School

Degrees:
AA- Marshalltown Community College

Position:
Elementary Secretary/Elementary School Aide

Deb Martenson - Gilman Middle School

Position:
Middle School Aide

Ann McAteer - Gilman Middle School

Position:
Middle School Aide

Jim McGuire - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
MA: Special Education- Behavioral Disorders/Learning Disabilities- Morningside College, BA: Secondary Education- Social Sciences: Wayne State University

Position: 
Special Education, 7th Grade Social Studies

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:
Pre-K 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

Amanda Morris - Gilman Middle School

Position:
Middle School Cook

Kim Mullaney - LeGrand High School

Position:
High School Secretary

Crystal Newbrough - Laurel Elementary School

Position:
Elementary School Aide

Kris Penick - Laurel Elementary School

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

Position:
3rd Grade Teacher

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

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

Mary Potter - Gilman Middle School,LeGrand High School

Degrees:
BM: Music Education and Performance

Position:
Middle School/High School Band Instructor

Extracurricular Assignments:
Marching Band, Jazz Band, Pep Band

Matt Rasmusson - District,LeGrand High School

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

Position:
Principal

Caitlin Remington - LeGrand High School

Degrees:
BS- Agriculture and Life Sciences Education: Iowa State University

Position:
Agricultural Education

Extracurricular Assignments:
FFA Sponsor

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

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

Jordan Rubenbauer - District

Position:
District Office Secretary

Rhonda Runner - Gilman Middle School

Position: 
Middle School Head Cook

Phil Rush - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
MA- Viterbo University, BA- Bethel College

Position:
8th Grade Mathematics, 6th-8th Grade Computers, Middle School Technology Assistsnt
 

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

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

Bob Schelp - District,Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
BS
MS​

Position:
Principal

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 School 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:
Head Cook

Katie Strawn - Gilman Middle School,LeGrand High School

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

Position:
HS Family Consumer Science, MS Family Consumer Science

Diana Strayer - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
BA- General Education K-8: University of Northern Iowa

Position:
7-8 Special Education, Mentor Teacher

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

Holly Thomas - Gilman Middle School,LeGrand High School

Degrees:
ADN- Marshalltown Community College

Position:
High School Nurse, Middle School Nurse
 

Carley Van Hal - Laurel Elementary School

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

Position:
1st Grade Teacher

Diane Volkman - Laurel Elementary School

Position:
AEA Representative- Elementary School

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

Jenny Weatherman - LeGrand High School

Position: 
High School Library/Aide
 

Connie Wedmar - LeGrand High School

Position:
High School Custodian

Jane Wehrman - Laurel Elementary School

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

Position:
Kindergarten Teacher, Model 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 - LeGrand High School

Position:
High School Athletic Director Secretary, High School Aide

Kyle Wooton - LeGrand High School

Position:
High School Industrial Technology

Extracurricular Assignments:
Assistant Football Coach

Erin Wright - Gilman Middle School

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

Position:
4th Grade Teacher

Kelly Zegers - Laurel Elementary School

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

Position:
Special Education