Our Staff

We treasure our role as teachers and mentors to your wonderful children, and we know that a big part of making the educational experience successful and rewarding is to keep the lines of communication open. We encourage parents and community members to get to know our teachers and staff. Give us a call or send us an email, and we will be happy to address all of your questions or concerns.

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Administration

Diane Blanchette
School Director
Community Service Lead Coordinator
(218) 663-0170, ext. 1
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Jessica Klemmer
Office Assistant
Community Service Coordinator
(218) 663-0170, ext. 7
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Elementary Program

Sara Silence
Special Education Teacher
(218) 663-0170, ext. 5
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Noreen Foster
Special Education Director - Indigo Education

K/1 Sara Knottski
Elementary Teacher
(218) 663-0170, ext. 2
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2/3 Samantha Forster
Elementary Teacher
(218) 663-0170, ext. 3
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4/5 Laurie Roberts
Elementary Teacher
(218) 663-0170, ext. 4
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Jenny Buckman
Paraprofessional

Gayle Grinnell
Paraprofessional, LPN

Jessica Klemmer
Paraprofessional

Emily VanDoren
Paraprofessional

A Chance To Grow
Speech Therapy
Physical Therapy
Occupational Therapy

Community Service Staff

Diane Blanchette
Lead Community Service Coordinator
(218) 663-0170, ext. 1
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Jessica Klemmer
Community Service Coordinator
Saplings Teacher
(218) 663-0170, ext. 7
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Rista Sharma-Connor
Lead Saplings Teacher
(218) 663-0170, ext. 6
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Sara Silence
Community Service Coordinator
(218) 663-0170, ext. 5
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Arrianna Summerfield
Saplings Teacher
(218) 663-0170, ext. 6
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