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Amy Levine

Art and Photography

Amy Levine ~ Discovery and creative expression go hand in hand.  Central to Amy’s teaching is her belief that the Arts…

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Ana Clements

Mathematics Teacher

Ana Clements has been teaching math at SES since 1997. She currently teaches Algebra II and AP Calculus, both using a…

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Brad Johnson

Science Teacher, Gold House

Brad Johnson is the Environmental Science Teacher in the Gold House.  He has had the opportunity to work on interdisciplinary teams…

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Brad Nord

Career Development Teacher

Brad Nord teaches Animal Sciences in the Career Development Program at SES. He arrived at SES in 1996 to begin a…

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Brooks Autry

English Teacher, Green House

Brooks Autry teaches the senior curriculum in Green House, as well as AP Literature and AVID.  Brooks is invested in student…

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Charles Miller

Physics Teacher

Charles Miller saw the difference in the SES approach before meeting any people. Instead of a trophy cabinet there is the…

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Connie Ertz

Nurse

Connie Ertz is the school nurse.

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Craig Nowicki

Science Teacher, Blue House

Craig Nowicki teaches juniors as the Environmental Specialist on the Blue House team.  He arrived at SES in 1996 as a…

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Dan Bodette

Principal

Dr. Bodette has been the Principal of the School of Environmental Studies (SES) since its opening back in 1995. He has…

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Gretchen Pederson

Mathematics Teacher

Gretchen Pederson has been teaching math since 1989, and has been at SES since 2001.  She has a BA from St.…

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Hillary Wackman

English Teacher, Rose House

Hillary Wackman teaches English  in the Rose House and coordinates the SES AVID program. She loves the integrated nature of the SES…

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Jane Tunseth

Mentor Program Coordinator & Leadership Teacher

Jane Tunseth is proud to be one of the founding faculty of SES, which has been an amazing adventure! Over the past…

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Jean Unzicker

Social Studies Teacher, Rose House

Jean Unzicker came to SES from Apple Valley High School in 1999 to work with special education students. She was amazed…

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Jeremy Bartelt

Music Production Teacher

Jeremy Bartelt began his musical life as a small child studying piano, brass, and vocal music. Through middle school and high…

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John Prokopowicz

Special Education

John Prokopowicz is a Special Education teacher at SES and at Eastview. He attended Saint Cloud State University for his BS…

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Karen Maunu

Special Education Teacher

Karen Maunu is a Special Education teacher at SES. Working at a school like SES, where students with disabilities are taught…

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Kathleen Westgard

English Teacher, Gold House

Kathleen Westgard is the Gold House English teacher.  Students and staff alike are entertained by her lively stories.

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Kathy Kline

Social Studies, Gold House

Kathy Kline joined the Gold House teaching team in 2014.  Before becoming a teacher, Kathy was a lawyer and business professional…

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Kim Colburn-Lindell

English, Blue House

Kim Colburn-Lindell came to SES in 1997 after guiding wilderness trips in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Maine.  A graduate from Gustavus Adolphus…

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Kristen McBrien

Chemistry Teacher

Kristen McBrien has loved chemistry since she took it as a junior in high school; which is  when she made the…

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Lori Tieri

Building Secretary

Lori Tieri, pictured on the left,  is the SES building secretary.  She was previously at Rosemount High School.

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Nathan Nelson

Counselor

Nathan Nelson is the SES counselor.  He loves music and travel and sports of every kind.

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Pam Lamere

Attendance Secretary

Pam Lamere, pictured on the right, is the attendance secretary.  Her daughter graduated from SES.

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Patrice Callahan

Green House

Patrice Callahan is the social studies teacher in the Green House.  She has been at SES since 2007.  She is pictured…

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Roger Everhart

Teacher

Roger Everhart has been at the School of Environmental Studies since the opening of the school. In the past 20 years…

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Sarah Oppelt Santelli

Sarah Oppelt Santelli teaches Environmental Science in both Rose and Blue houses.  Sarah’s path to science teaching started in her family’s…

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Scott Haisting

Social Studies Teacher, Blue House

Scott Haisting fell in love with SES because of its commitment to interdisciplinary and experiential learning.   A social studies teacher in…

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Stephanie Steinbron

Spanish teacher

Stephanie Steinbron recently moved from Louisiana where she previously taught Spanish. She is a WI and IL native so she is…

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Terri Cairns

School Psychologist

Terri Cairns is the school psychologist at SES. Her mission is to help students overcome mental health challenges so they can…

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Vicky Schluter

Librarian

Vicky Schluter is the school librarian.  She worked previously at Rosemount High School.

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William (Billy) Koenig

Environmental Science, Green House

Billy Koenig came to SES in 2016  From Shakopee High School.  As the science teacher in the Green House he teaches the senior…

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