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Cabinet and Principals

Leadership Collaboration and Meeting in the Edison Board Room

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Executive Director of Communications, Marketing, and Technology

Heather Nessler, Executive Director of Communications, Marketing, and Technology

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Communications & Marketing
  • Graphic Design
  • RPS Website
  • Rochester Instructional Television System (RITS)
  • Tech Support Services Center

Executive Director of Community Education

Amy Eich, Executive Director of Community Education

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Enrichment Program
  • Early Childhood Family Services
  • School Age Child Care
  • Adult and Family Literacy
  • Preschool Enrichment
  • Facilities and Rental Scheduling
  • Student Nutrition Services

Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Brenda Wichmann, Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Areas of Responsibility:

  • English Learners
  • Gifted Services
  • Curriculum Coordinators
  • Literacy
  • Instructional Coaching
  • Implementation
  • Instructional Technology
  • STEM
  • Research & Assessment
  • CTECH

Executive Director of Elementary & Secondary Education

Jacque Peterson, Executive Director of Elementary & Secondary Education

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Elementary & Secondary Principals on Special Assignment (POSA)
  • Volunteers in Education
  • Strategic Planning
  • K-12 Schools
  • Home School Registration
  • Bilingual Services

Executive Director of Finance

John Carlson, Executive Director of Finance

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Budgets 
  • Financial Reports
  • Fixed Assets
  • Internal Assets 
  • Purchasing 
  • Paper Tiger 
  • Total Rewards Coordinator
  • Total Rewards Supervisor
  • Payroll Services

Executive Director of Human Resources

Karl Bakken, Executive Director of Human Resources

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Human Resources
  • Employment Services
  • Employee Wellness
  • Registration & Records

 

 

Executive Director of Operations

Scott Sherden, Executive Director of Operations

Areas of Responsibility:

  • District Security
  • Health and Safety
  • Maintenance
  • Building Safety
  • Construction Services
  • Facility Services
  • Transportation

 

 

Executive Director of Student Support Services

Karla Bollesen, Executive Director of Student Support Services

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Care and Treatment 
  • Health Services  
  • Student in Transition 
  • Student 504 Plans  
  • Counseling Program 
  • Third Party Billing 
  • PBIS  
  • Special Education
  • Title I Programs
  • Graduate Induction Program
  • Alternative Learning Center 

 

 

Early Childhood Learning

 
Koni Grimsrud, Assistant Director of Early Childhood Special Education 
 
Ryan Eversman, Principal of Hoover Early Learning

 

Elementary School Principals

 
Kristin Engbrecht, Principal of Bamber Valley Elementary


Jared Groehler, Principal of Bishop Elementary 

 
Ryan Eversman, Principal of Churchill | Hoover Elementary 

 
Brant Goetz, Principal of Elton Hills Elementary

 

 

 
Wendy Moritz, Principal of Folwell Elementary

 

 

 
George Nemanich, Principal of Franklin and Montessori at Franklin Elementary

 

 
Nichole Bergerson, Principal of Gage Elementary

 

 

 
Michelle Schrantz, Principal of Gibbs Elementary

 

 

 
Heather Klavetter, Principal of Jefferson Elementary

 

 

 
James Sonju, Principal of Lincoln K-8 Elementary

 

 

 
Kristopher Davidson, Principal of Longfellow 45-15 Elementary

 

 

 
Paul Ehling, Principal of Pinewood Elementary

 

 

 
Matthew Ruzek, Principal of Riverside Central Elementary

 

 

 
Heather Hogen, Principal of Sunset Terrace Elementary

 

 

 
Chad Schroder, Principal of Washington Elementary

 

  

Middle School Principals

 
Levi Lundak, Principal of Friedell Middle School

 

  

 
Angela McAndrews, Principal of Kellogg Middle School

 

 

 
Kimberly McDonald, Principal of John Adams Middle School

 

 

 
Andrew Neumann, Principal of Willow Creek Middle School

 

  

High School Principals

 
Chris Fogarty, Principal of Century High School

 

 

 
Eric Johnson, Principal of John Marshall High School

 

 

 
Thomas Olson, Principal of Mayo High School

 

  

Alternative Learning

 
Rob Scripture, Principal of Phoenix Academy & Rochester Academy for Independent Living
 
Tim Limberg
Principal of Rochester ALC