Department of Teaching, Learning and Equity

Brenda Spartz

Brenda Spartz

Director of Elementary Teaching, Learning, and Equity
brenda.spartz@isd709.org
(218) 336-8711

 

Jennifer Larva

Jennifer Larva

Director of Secondary Teaching, Learning, and Equity
jennifer.larva@isd709.org
(218) 336-8711

 

Joan Lancour

Executive Assistant to the Directors of Teaching, Learning, and Equity
(218) 336-8711 x1138
 

Curriculum Coordinator

Curriculum Coordinator
Dale Uselman
(218) 336-8700 x2219
dale.uselman@isd709.org

Digital Innovation Coordinators

Elementary Digital Innovation Coordinator
Sally Weidt
(218) 336-8700 x2291
 
Secondary Digital Innovation Coordinator 
Mike Bobbe
(218) 336-8700 x1336
 

Content Specialists

Career and Tech Education   
Donald Simons
(218) 336-8700 x2243
 
Career and Tech Education (not engineering)
Andrew Gunderson
(218) 336-8830 x2394
 
English Language Learners Coordinator
Ann Marie Barta
(218) 336-8700 x2981
 
Elementary ELA Content Specialist
Kelsey Holt
(218) 336-8700 x3023
 
Elementary Math Content Specialist
Melissa Kelly
(218) 336-8700 x2481
 
Health Content Specialist
Laura LaFontaine
(218) 336-8845 x2334
 
Interventionist Lead
Cindy Upton
 
Media Content Specialist
Cindy Miller
(218) 336-8700 x1850
 

World Language

Laurie Kovacovic
(218) 336-8700 x 1298
laurie.kovacovic@isd709.org
 
Music Content Specialist
Jerome Upton
(218) 336-8845 x2311
 
Phy Ed Content Specialist
Erika Drengler
(218) 336-8700 x2228
 
Science Content Specialist
Aaron Salmela
(218) 336-8700 x4143
 
Secondary ELA Content Specialist
Heather Harvick
(218) 336-8700 x2233
 
Secondary Math Content Specialist
Ed Lewis
(218) 336-8700 x1989
 
Social Studies Content Specialist
Susan Schmidt
(218) 336-8700 x2037
 
Spanish Immersion Coordinator
Crystal Goldman
(218) 336.8700 x1166
 
Visual Media Arts
Deb Hannu
(218) 336-8700 x4130
 

Staff Development Coordinator

Heather Harvick

Reading/ELA Content Specialist
(218) 336-8700 x2233
 
Joan Lancour - Clerical support