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Celebrating Staff: Retirements and Years of Service Awards

On Thursday, June 9, Brooklyn Center Community Schools celebrated staff members who have dedicated their time and talent to this school district. Awards were provided to staff who are celebrating 10, 15, 20, 25, and 40 years of service this year. In addition, staff members retiring this year were celebrated at these events.

 

Here is the list of staff members who we celebrated as they retire:

  • Gail Graiewski-Traxler - Q Comp Coordinator - 31 years of service

  • Sara Bratsch - Director of Finance - 9 years of service

  • Thomas Schmidt - Head Cook - 4 years of service

  • Mary Smart - Guidance Counselor - 3 years of service

 

Here is the list of staff members who celebrated benchmarks in their years of service at Brooklyn Center Community Schools:

40 Years of Service

  • Gene Hageman - Bus Driver - 40 years of service

 

25 Years of Service

  • David Paulson - Custodian Supervisor - 25 years of service

  • Debra Beach - Data Specialist - 25 years of service

  • Lynn Tenvoorde-Thomas - Grade 2 Teacher - 25 years of service

  • Mari Stohlmann - Kindergarten Teacher - 25 years of service

  • Nathan Gautsch - Activities Director - 25 years of service

  • Robert Mikulak - Custodian - 25 years of service

 

20 Years of Service

  • Jena Carlson - Director of Curriculum and Instruction - 20 years of service
  • Leanne Johnson - Special Education EA - 20 years of service

  • Lori Davis - Guidance Secretary - 20 years of service

  • Michelle Ford - Director of Data and Accountability - 20 years of service

  • Peter Livingston - PE Adaptive - 20 years of service

  • Travis Busch - Math Teacher - 20 years of service

 

15 Years of Service

  • Irma Burns - Cooks Helper - 15 years of service

  • Marit Nordstrom- Payroll Specialist - 15 years of service

  • Nancy Mikulak - Special Education EA - 15 years of service

 

10 Years of Service

  • Ashley Peters - Pre-K Teacher - 10 years of service

  • Bethany Stukel - Family Education - 10 years of service

  • Ian Nelson-James - Special Education EA - 10 years of service

  • Jakarta Turner - Community Education Manager - 10 years of service

  • Karen Johnson - Pre-K Teacher - 10 years of service

  • Kathleen Heider - Manager of Payroll and Benefits - 10 years of service

  • Michelle Auld - Wellbeing Specialist - 10 years of service

  • Rhonda Johnson Marn - English Language Arts Teacher - 10 years of service

  • Sizi Goyah - Math Teacher - 10 years of service

  • Yenestra Haralson - Child Care Programs Supervisor - 10 years of service

 

Click here for a PDF of these recognitions.