Spero Academy People

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Diane Pangal

Executive Director

I am the Executive Director at Spero Academy(SA). I have been with SA since we opened i...

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Alex Becerra

Principal - Minneapolis

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Gilbert Hale

Principal - Brooklyn Park

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Susan Scheller

Academic Director

  Hello! I am the Academic Director at Spero Academy. I started at Spero in 200...

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Brittany Crouse

Academic Coordinator - Brooklyn Park

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Alexis Perrizo

Special Education Manager

I believe that each person has their own wonderful abilities that they bring to this world.

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Kelly Tiedemann

Licensed Special Education Director

I started at Spero in 2010 as a Special education teacher. I have worked with a wide ra...

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Hannah Stoesz

Special Education Coordinator - Minneapolis

Hi, my name is Hannah Miller and I am the Special Education Coordinator at the Minneapo...

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Edi Becerra-Beltran

Operations Director

Devin Taylor

Accountability Director

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Alyssa Cleereman

Occupational Therapist

This is my first full year at Spero and I already feel like this is the job I was meant...

Selma Dahir

MA Specialist

Mary Doran

POSA - Lead Para Support

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Kristy Erickson

Operations Coordinator

At Spero since 2017.

Patricia Erickson

Food & Nutrition Manager

Solomon Falls

Technology Integration

Alicia Fink

Social Worker

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Alison Fisch-Gonnella

Due Process Specialist

My name is Ali and I love working here at Spero Academy. I received my Bachelor's D...

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Michael Gleisberg

School Substitute Teacher

  Began my second career at Spero in 2017 after retiring after 37 years in Publ...

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Mike Greenheck

PE Teacher

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Dan Hatfield, M.A., CCC-SLP

Speech Therapist

Hello! My name is Dan Hatfield; I am a licensed and certified speech/language therapist...

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Steph Horton

School Psychologist

I started working at Spero in 2017 on a part-time basis, while also working in Minneapo...

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Kateva Jackson

MA Billing Manager

Hi, my name is Kateva Jackson. I grew up in the school system as my mother worked at my...

Michaela Jones

Occupational Therapist

Cindy Lee

Administrative Assistant

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Sharla McIntosh-Ziegler, M.A. CCC-SLP

Speech Therapist

  Hello! My name is Sharla, the students call me “Mrs. Sharla”. I&r...

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Lindsay Montana

Benefit/Hiring Coordinator

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Sarah Moran, MOT, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

My name is Sarah and I am so happy to be back at Spero for another year of learning and...

Lee Rauworth

Technology Integration and State Reporting Manager

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Mitch Samuels

IT & Web Support

Lucas Scott

POSA - Lead Para Support

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Eryn Segar, M.A. CCC-SLP

Speech Therapist

Hello! My name is Eryn Segar and I am a new team member here at Spero Academy. I comple...

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Ashley Sellwood, M.S CCC-SLP

Speech Therapist

Hi, my name is Ashley Sellwood. I am a licensed pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist a...

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Allie Stevens

Special Education Coordinator - Brooklyn Park

Hello! My name is Allie Stevens and I am originally from southeast Iowa. I have been in...

Elle Stokes

Occupational Therapist

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Lynn Swanson

Occupational Therapist

It is a pleasure to start my 7th year at Spero Academy. My experience as a pediatric oc...

Ryan Toland

Phy. Ed./DAPE Teacher

Hello there! My name is Ryan Toland and I am a Physical Education teacher and DAPE spec...

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Cassie Westerhaus-Rauworth

Academic Coordinator - Minneapolis

Hola Familias, My name is Cassie Westerhaus-Rauworth and I have been teaching since 20...

Marie Wiley

Academic Specialist - Brooklyn Park

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Alanna Williamson

Music Therapist

  I am excited to welcome you to Spero Academy’s music class! I am a B...

Damara Wright

Academic Specialist - Minneapolis