Staff Directory – Elementary School

Elementary Teachers and Staff Directory

Richland #44 School District is home to the best administration, teachers, and support staff in the upper-midwest. If you are looking for a specific person, use the search tool.


Mark Aamold
Music Director
Bobbi Jo Jelinek
Elementary Counselor
Marisa Bengtson
Special Education Teacher
Tiffany Carlson
5th and 6th Grade Teacher
Monica Clark
First Grade Teacher
Jill Harris
5th & 6th Grade Teacher
Melissa Hudson
Kindergarten Teacher
Amanda Jacobson
1st Grade Teacher
Laurie Klein
3rd Grade Teacher
Lenny Krueger
5th/6th Grade Teacher & Bus Driver
Terra Larson
4th Grade Teacher
Taylor Moen
Pre-K Teacher
Faith Rieger
2nd Grade Teachers
Tami Taszarek
Physical Education/Library Teacher
Ian Frye
Elementary Music Teacher
Luke Wuori
3rd Grade Teacher & Football Coach
Brittany Eide
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Support Staff

CJ Havig
Para Professional
Karen Kappes
Elementary Cook
Nancy Krupich
Para Professional
Seri Moch
Administrative Assistant
Faylin Myhre
Head Cook
Tom Wulfekuhle
Elementary Custodian
Lisa Thompson
Administrative Assistant
Katie Reiners
After School Program Director
Dawn Storbakken
Para Professional & Coach
Carly Boyum
Speech Pathologist
Kaaryn Weinmann
Para Professional


Dr. Britney Gandhi
Superintendent/Jr.- Sr. High Principal
Kendra Dockter
Business Manager
Spencer Timm
Athletic Director & History/Social Studies Teacher
Staci Schmitz
Elementary Principal




Superintendent & Jr./Sr. High School Principal Dr. Britney Gandhi
Elementary School Principal Stacy Schmitz
Business Manager Kendra Dockter
Technology Coordinator Shelia Gunness
Activities Director Spencer Timm


Richland #44 accepts payments through EFundsForSchools. Click the link to access the system.

Elementary start times: 8:25 am – 5th and 6th grade, 8:35 am- 4th grade, 8:40 am – Pre-K through 3rd Grade. The front doors open at 7:55.  Students may arrive as early as 8:00.

Jr/Sr High School start times:

The lunch schedule for the elementary school CLICK HERE.

The lunch schedule for the Jr/Sr High School CLICK HERE.

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