Classes & Departments Harambee

Harambee Classes and Departments

Classroom Teachers K-6

  • Kindergarten

Melissa Kleemeier
Jessi McEwen
Julie Moravec

  • Grade 1

Loriann Anderson
Denise Dzik
Martina Linell

  • Grades 2

Heidi Alford
Becky Halvorson

  • Grades 3

Michael Deppe
Malinda Lesicka

  • Grades 4

Geri Cook

Alicia Bjork

  • Grades 5

Stacy Gabriel - Mrs. Gabriel's Blog

  • Grade 6

Mara Badilla
Jessica Morgan

Specialists, Programs, and Offices


  • Band/Orchestra

Brad Anderson, Orchestra Teacher
District Elementary Band and Orchestra Program

  • Music/Band

Jennifer Seckora

  • Physical Education

Tim Stepan

  • Visual Arts

Lindsey Vanconant


  • English Learners

Teri Mathews - Mrs. Mathews's Website

Debbie Zisla

  • GATE (Gifted and Talented Education)
  • Math Intervention

Melissa Hein

Math Expressions for Parents

  • Math Corp Tutor

Terrence Taylor

  • Reading Intervention

Chris Miller

  • Reading Corp Tutor

Nick Brunner

Nancy Palmer

  • Special Education and Student Support

Special Education Teachers
     Mandi Clayton
     Sara Stimple​​​​​​​
Clara Wychor

     Asimina Syrika

Occupational/Physical Therapist
      Martin Wilson

Social Worker
     Peggy McLafferty-Yares

School Psychologist
     Matthew Krusak

School Nurse
     Mary Jo Feely


District Student Support Services