Our staff members have years of experience in their fields of expertise.

Mauricio Ballestas


Bachelor of Arts, Teaching of Language and Literature, Pedagogic Experimental Liberator University, Barquisimeto, Venezuela. Master’s Degree, Higher Education Management, Pedagogic Experimental Liberator University, Barquisimeto, Venezuela

Sara Feinberg

Performing Arts Teacher

Tommy Flikeid

Phy Ed Teacher

Bachelor of science in health and physical education from St. Cloud State University

Madelyn Ghesquiere

Teach for Christ Educator

Rainey Lecher

Grade 5

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Drake University. Endorsement areas in reading (K-8) and English as a Second Language (K-12).

Christine Linsmeier

Middle School (Grades 6-8)

Bachelor of Arts in Elementary/Middle School Education and Spanish Education, Mount Mary University, Milwaukee, Wis.

Marilyn Ochoa

Administrative Assistant

Ricardo Rodriguez

Teach for Christ Educator

BS in Aerospace Engineering - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Shannon Schroeder

Grade 3 Teacher

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Marketing Degree (BSBA) - Creighton University; K-6th Teaching License - St. Mary's University; Master of Arts in Instruction Program (MAI) - St. Mary's University in process

Scarlett Wand


B.A. Psychology, St. Mary's of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN Master's of Arts in Teaching, Hamline University, St. Paul, MN

Katie Ward

Grade 4

Bachelor of Arts in Music and Spanish with minors in Education, Schooling, and Society and Catholic Social Tradition, University of Notre Dame In progress: Master of Education, University of Notre Dame

Jessi Weakley

Middle School (Grades 6-8)

Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, Minor in Theology from College of St. Catherine.

Nicolette Williams

City Connects Coordinator

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Marquette University, Masters of Arts in Adlerian Studies and School Counseling - Adler Graduate School

Nicki Williams Johnson

Title 1 Teacher

Blaise Younce

Dean of Students

B.A. in Teaching Communication Arts and Literature from the University of Minnesota - Duluth. M.E. in Educational Leadership and Administration from the University of St. Thomas.