Staff Spotlight videos seek to tell the stories behind the exceptional people who make up our organization. Our employees work tirelessly to support our mission to inspire and prepare all students with the confidence, courage and competence to achieve their dreams; contribute to community; and engage in a lifetime of learning. Click the video links below to meet our featured staff members. 

2017-2018 School Year

Pang Yang: Teacher and co-creator of Hmong for Native Speakers courses

Jaquinetta Mitchell & Lisa Thompson: Semifinalists for Minnesota Teacher of the Year 2018

John "JT" Turner: Passionate, personable Park Center Pirate

Amy Paton (and Clio): School counselor at Basswood and Garden City elementary schools

2016-2017 School Year

Breanna Blad & Dennis Loeks: Candidates for Minnesota Teacher of the Year 2017

Dante Williams: Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce

Bobby Davis: A dedicated ambassador for Osseo Area Schools

Sandy Otto: How Twitter transformed her teaching journey