Phone: (651) 802-6994

Email:

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Danaya Franke

Assistant Director of Recruitment and Retention

Assist in designing, implementing, measuring and directing educator recruitment and retention efforts across the district, especially for our teachers of color. This effort focuses on:

  • Recruitment 
  • Retention
  • Pre-service work with our 21 university partners
  • Licensure support
  • Grow Your Own teacher preparation programming

 


Phone: (651) 666-8554

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Dawn Ransom

Supervisor, Office of Teaching and Learning

Oversight Areas :

     • Teacher Development and Evaluation (TD&E)

     • Induction supports for new educators

     • Learning leads


Phone: (612) 476-5928

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Wouang Lao

Saint Paul Urban Teacher Residency (SUTR) Supervisor, Recruitment and Retention

Oversight Areas :

     • SUTR

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Phone: (612) 364-6938

Email:

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Anny Xiong

Recruitment and Diversity Specialist, Human Resources

Contact me about :

     • Available career opportunities within the district

     • Questions related to applications for open positions

     • Recruitment partnerships


Phone: (612) 214-4290

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Daveanna Tarpeh

Recruitment and Diversity Specialist, Human Resources

Contact me about :

     • Strategic partnerships within our local community to support educators

     • National partnerships with our local community to support educators

     • Current and future career opportunities within SPPS


Phone: (612) 394-3720

Email:

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Lyle Dandridge

Retention Specialist, Recruitment and Retention

Contact me about :

     • Check-in Interviews with new teachers

     • Stay interviews with veteran teachers

     • Affinity groups

     • General teacher support opportunities


Phone: (612) 368-6984

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Mary Yang

Tracks to Licensure, Recruitment and Retention

Contact me about :

     • MN tiered licensure system support

            - 1st Wednesdays of the month

                 (Google Meet code: SPPSLICENSE)

            - Schoology support group for educators

                 (access code: 979H-W2VF-M46N5)

     • SPPS Pre-Service partnerships with higher education institutions

            - Student teacher practicum and field experience placements

            - Schoology support group for principals

                 (access code: RJSV-PHVD-T6DG4)


Phone: (651) 262-8100

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Cha Txab Yang

SUTR Elementary Specialist, Recruitment and Retention

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Phone: (651) 744-1382

Email:

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Kristi Ebert

SUTR Special Education Specialist, Recruitment and Retention

Contact me about :

     • Special education SUTR graduate support

     • Questions about SUTR residency model

     • Evidence-based practices in Special Education


Phone: (651) 767-8217

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Lilly Pha

Management Assistant

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Ka-Ying Lao

HR Service Associate

Contact me about :

     • Student Teaching

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Phone: 651-728-1617

Email:

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Danielle Ferguson

HR Coordinator/SUTR Recruiter

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Phone: (651) 744-7090

Email:

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Casey Ulrich

New Educator Induction Support, Office of Teaching and Learning

Contact me about :

     • Mentor-Mentee Program

     • Educator Support Pathway / Tenure Requirements

     • General New Educator Support Queries


Phone: (651) 767-8315

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Sandra Smith

Teacher Development and Evaluation (TD&E) TOSA, Office of Teaching and Learning

Contact me about :

  • All Things TD&E
    • Individual Growth and Development Plan
    • Mid-Year & End of Year Reflections
      • Student Achievement, PLCs & Student Engagement
    • Peer Collaboration
    • Probationary and Summative Evaluations
    • PowerSchool Perform

Phone: 651-744-4758

Email:

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Yu Zhang

Research Analyst

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