STAFF Directory

Dennis Allen - LeGrand High School

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

Position:
High School Physical Education

Teaching Certifications:
Physical Education
Psychology
Sociology
Special

Education Extracurricular Assignments:
Co-Golf Coach
CPR Instructor- American Red Cross

Jordan Augspurger - LeGrand High School

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

Position:
Master Teacher- HS

Teaching Certifications:
General Science
Biology
Coaching Authorization

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

Katharine Bauder - Gilman Middle School

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

Position:
Special Education

Teaching Certifications:
Reading Endorsement K-8


Extracurricular Assignments:
Middle School Volleyball Coach
Assistant High School Girls Basketball Coach
Middle School Track Coach

Janet Beadle - Gilman Middle School

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

Position:
7th Grade Language Arts

Teaching Certifications:
5-12 English/Language Arts
5-12 American History
Coaching Authorization

Extracurricular Assignments:
Middle School Volleyball Coach
 

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

Teaching Certifications:
K-6 Elementary Education
K-8 Physical Education
K-12 Gifted and Talented
Coaching Authorization

Extracurricular Assignments:
Middle School Football Coach
 

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

Teaching Certifications:
5-12 English/Language Arts
5-12 Reading Endorsement

Extracurricular Activities:
Yearbook
Student Council
Battle of the Books

Jody Dixon - Gilman Middle School

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

Position:
Middle School Special Education

Teaching Certifications:
K-6 Elementary Classroom
K-8 Mental Disabilities: Mild/Moderate
K-8 Multi-Categorical Special Class with Integration
K-8 Instructional Strategist 1: Mild/Moderate

Trisha Dobson - LeGrand High School

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

Position:
High School English Dept.

Teaching Certifications:
English 7-12

Extracurricular Assignments:
National Honor Society
High School Spring Play Director

Pete Drury - Gilman Middle School


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

Position:
Middle School Guidance Counselor

Teaching Certifications:
K-12 School Counselor
Coaching Authorization

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

Priscilla Gammon - LeGrand High School

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

Position:
High School English 10, Creative Writing, American Heritage, World Literature

Teaching Certifications:
5-12 Language Arts
Coaching Certification

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

Teaching Certifications:
PK-3 Regular Education/Special Education
K-6 Elementary Education
K-8 Reading
K-8 English/Language Arts

Devin Grant - Laurel Elementary School

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

Position: 
Preschool Teacher

Teaching Certifications:
PK-3 Regular Education/Special Education
K-6 Elementary Education

Carol Meyer - Laurel Elementary School

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

Position:
2nd Grade Teacher

Teaching Certifications:
PK-3 Early Childhood Education
K-6 Elementary Education
K-8 Reading Endorsement: Buena Vista University
MAE: Literacy Education: University of Northern Iowa

Kris Penick - Laurel Elementary School

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

Position:
3rd Grade Teacher

Teaching Certifications:
K-6 Elementary Education
Early Childhood Endorsement
Reading Endorsement

Extracurricular Assignments:
High School Assistant Softball Coach
Middle School Softball Coach

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

Teaching Assignments:
Mathematics

Teaching Endorsements:
5-12 Mathematics
5-12 Biology
5-12 Chemistry
5-12 Physics
5-12 Physical Science
5-12 General Science
K-12 Athletic Coaching

Bob Schelp - District,Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
BS
MS​

Position:
Principal

Teaching Certifications:
American History
World History
Geography
Sociology
Coaching Endorsement
Science Education Administration

Ranae Schelp - Laurel Elementary School

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

Position:
Title I Teacher

Teaching Certifications:
Birth-6 Classroom
K-6 Reading Endorsement

Sarah Schutt - Laurel Elementary School

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

Position:
Master Teacher- Elementary

Teaching Certification:
K-6 Elementary Education
K-8 Reading Endorsement
K-8 Social Studies Endorsement

Jill Simatovich - Laurel Elementary School

Position:
Elementary School Aide

Trent Sinn - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
BA- Elementary Education

Position:
6th/8th Grade Social Studies

Teaching Certifications:
K-6 Teacher Elementary Classroom
K-6 Social Studies
K-12 Coaching Certification
K-12 Talented & Gifted
5-8 Middle School Generalist
 

Chris Skinner - Gilman Middle School

Position:
Sign Language Interpreter- Middle School

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

Teaching Certifications:
5-12 Family/Consumer Sciences

Diana Strayer - Gilman Middle School

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

Position:
7-8 Special Education
Mentor Teacher

Teaching Certifications:
K-8 Special Education- Behavior Disorders: Morningside College

Trent Taylor - LeGrand High School

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

Position:
High School Guidance Counselor

Teaching Certifications:
7-12 Psychology
7-12 Geography
7-12 Sociology
7-12 Coaching
K-12 Guidance

Extracurricular Assignment:
High School Assistant Cross Country Coach
High School Girls Track Co-Coach

Pam Thege - LeGrand High School

Position:
High School Head Custodian

Holly Thomas - Gilman Middle School,LeGrand High School

Position:
High School Nurse
Middle School Nurse

Degrees:
ADN- Marshalltown Community College

Carley Van Hal - Laurel Elementary School

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

Position:
1st Grade Teacher

Teaching Certifications:
K-8 Reading Endorsement

Dianne Volkman - Laurel Elementary School

Position:
AEA Representative- Elementary School

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

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

Position: 
Teacher Librarian

Certification:
K-12 School Teacher Librarian
5-12 Secondary School Teacher Librarian
Teacher: 7-8
PK-12 Talented and Gifted
5-12 Englis/Language Artsh

Dawn Walton - LeGrand High School

Position:
High School Cook

Jenny Weatherman - LeGrand High School

Position: 
High School Library/Aide

Extracurricular Assignments:
High School Student Council Sponsor

Connie Wedmar - LeGrand High School

Position:
High School Custodian

Jane Wehrman - Laurel Elementary School

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

Position:
Kindergarten Teacher

Teaching Certifications:
K-6 Elementary Education
Pre-K Early Childhood Endorsement
K-8 Reading Endorsement

Doug Weir - Gilman Middle School

Position:
Custodian

Scott Wheater - LeGrand High School

Degrees:
BA: Simpson College

Position:
Mathematics

Teaching Certifications:
Math 7-12
Teaching
Coach 7-12

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

Jodi Wheater - Gilman Middle School

Degrees:
BA- Elementary Education- University of Northern Iowa

Position:
4th Grade Teacher
Model Teacher

Teaching Certifications:
K-6 Elementary Education
K-8 Special Education (Learning Disabilities and Mildly Disabled/Multi-cat.)
K-8 Reading Endorsement

Dana Wheater - Laurel Elementary School

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

Position:
1st Grade Teacher
Model Teacher

Teaching Certifications:
K-6 Elementary Education- Math Specialization
Math Endorsement
Reading Endorsement
Coaching Endorsement

Andrea Woehlk - LeGrand High School

Degrees:
BA: Art Education
MS: School Counseling Marshalltown Community College, Iowa State University, University of Northern Iowa, Buena Vista University

Position:
Special Education

Teaching Certifications:
K-12 Art Education
K-12 School Counseling
7-12 Special Education

Kim Wolf - LeGrand High School

Position:
High School Athletic Director Secretary
High School Aide

Kyle Wooton - LeGrand High School

Position:
High School Woods/Metals Instructor

Erin Wright - Gilman Middle School

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

Position:
4th Grade Teacher

Teaching Certifications:
Reading Endorsement: Buena Vista University
Coaching Certification

Dawn Young - Gilman Middle School

Position:
Middle School Library
 

Kelly Zegers - Laurel Elementary School

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

Position:
Special Education

Teaching Certifications:
K-6 Instructional Strategist I
K-8 Reading
K-12 Masters of Special Education (BD/LD)