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BC staff recognized for years of service, retirement

 
The day after school ended and all of the celebrations with students were complete, staff were honored for all of their work in the district. Staff members with 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years of service received recognition for their dedication to Brooklyn Center Community Schools. 
 
10 years of service: 
Helana Crushshon, Earle Brown Elementary, Special Education Teacher       
 
15 years of service:
Heather Dodds, Humanities Teacher at Brooklyn Center Secondary
Andrea Enneking, 4th Grade Teacher at Earle Brown Elementary
Susan Foote, 2nd Grade Teacher at Earle Brown Elementary
Ramon Martinez, English Language Teacher at Brooklyn Center Secondary
Jodene Tholen, Data & Testing Coordinator at Brooklyn Center Secondary
Ann Waletko, Special Education EA at Earle Brown Elementary
 
20 years of service:
Amy Bednar, Community Ed Secretary at Earle Brown Elementary
Cheryl Byron, Food Service Clerk at Brooklyn Center Secondary
Samual Elder, 3rd Grade Teacher at Earle Brown Elementary
Joanne Matheson, Administrative Assistant at Earle Brown Elementary
Leanna Sevitts, 3rd Grade Teacher at Earle Brown Elementary
long term Staff retirement
25 years of service:
June Harrison, Baker at Brooklyn Center Secondary
Sarah Sinniger, PhyEd Teacher at Brooklyn Center Secondary
 
30 years of service:
Kristine Heim, Special Education EA at Earle Brown Elementary
June Sorby, Baker at Earle Brown Elementary
 
35 years of service:
Laurie Rondestvedt, Art Teacher at Earle Brown Elementary
 
Retirees
Thank you to all of our retirees for their combined 294 YEARS of service to Brooklyn Center Community Schools! They have worked hard during all of those years to ensure all of our learners find success. Whether that’s in the classroom, on the bus or before school starts, these special staff members have had an impact on countless children.
Long term Staff retirement
 
Marie Barnett 
19 years of service, 1999-2018 
EBE English Language Teacher
 
Mark Bonine
5 years of service, 2013-2018
District Superintendent
 
Kris Edmonds
28 years of service, 1990-2018 
BCS Arts Coordinator

Kristine Heim 
30 years of service, 1988-2018 
EBE Special EA
 
Ross Ihry
22 years of service, 1996-2018 
BCS Math Teacher
 
Donna Jones
26 years of service, 1992-2018 
ECA Special Education EA
 
Charlene King
12 years of service, 2006-2018 
BCS Security Monitor

Dan Krekelberg
8 years of service, 2010-2018
District Director of Operations
 
Margaret Lindqvist 
23 years of service, 1995-2018 
EBE English Language Teacher
 
Jody Loud
26 years of service, 1992-2018 
EBE Bright Start Supervisor
 
Mike Schmaedeka
11 years of service 
BCS Fleet Mechanic
 
David Schorn
5 years of service, 2013-2018 
BCS Humanities Teacher
 
Daniel Sellberg 
29 years of service, 1989-2018 
BCS PhyEd Teacher
 
Doug Darnell  
50 years of service, both as an employee and a volunteer