Spero Academy is a public charter school. This means that we are an independent public school that is governed by a board of directors. The purpose of the board is to oversee the operation of the school and to develop and ensure the implementation of the vision and mission of the school. The Spero Academy board is composed of educators, community members and parents. Board Position Descriptions

Board meetings are the 4th Tuesday of every month from 5:30-7:30pm via Zoom.  All meetings are open to the public. Please come and join us.

Chairperson Donna Piazza Education Email
Vice Chairperson Stacey Monsen Community Email
Ex-officio Diane Pangal Executive Director Email
Secretary Katie Rose Kammerude Spero Academy Teacher Email
Treasurer Karen Marshall Community


Members Jim Lawrence Community Email
DaVonté Robertson Spero Academy Teacher Email
Carolyn Fritz Community Email
Chad Harkin Parent Email


St. Thomas University
Dana Peterson
Assistant Director of Charter School Authorizing
1000 LaSalle Avenue
Opus Hall 217
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Board Meeting Agendas: 2021-2022

Board Meeting Minutes: 2021-2022

Board Meeting Minutes: 2020-2021

Board Meeting Minutes: 2019-2020

Board Meeting Minutes: 2018-2019

Board Meeting Minutes: 2017-2018

Board Meeting Minutes: 2016-2017

Board Meeting Minutes: 2015-2016

Board Meeting Minutes: 2014-2015