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District Administrator
Advises Board members and administrators; interacts with district residents and with state and local officials and organizations.
Dean Gorrell
Assistant to the District Administrator and Board of Education
Provides assistant services to the Superintendent and Board members; responds to questions regarding Board policy, minutes, agendas, DWEF meetings, election process, tuition, staff directory, and district enrollments.
Pertrona Latson
School Safety Coordinator
Works with Superintendent and administrative team to provide leadership in the coordination of school safety and security for the district.
Todd Endl
Director of Instruction
Works with the principals, Learning Resource Coordinators, Educational Technology Coordinators, and Library Media Directors to provide leadership in developing and implementing academic standards, assessments, curriculum, staff development, and the district's student data system.  Works with district staff to analyze data from student assessments in order to identify trends in student learning, as well as system-wide strengths and needs.  Coordinates process for curriculum work and project team funding.
Ann Franke
Assistant to the Director of Instruction and the Director of Technology
Provides assistant services for the Director of Instruction, the Director of Technology, and other staff members as requested.  Welcomes visitors and answers incoming phone calls.   Responds to boundary questions.   Provides support to users of the district Student Information System.
Brittany Embury
Director of Community Services
Works with principals/charter directors to support choice options, including open enrollment and charter schools.  Coordinates the ESL Program, District-Wide Educational Forum, summer school, district grants, Verona Area Education Foundation and Community Education programs.  Oversees natatorium staff and all district facility use.
Laurie Burgos
Assistant to the Director of Community Services
Provides assistant services for the Director of Community Services and other staff members as requested.  Welcomes visitors and answers incoming phone calls.  Processes seasonal Community Education brochure and district-wide facility use requests.
Marcia Byrd
Director of Student Services
Works with principals/charter directors, student services staff, general educators, educational assistants and superintendent to provide leadership in support of appropriate educational and support services for all students.
Erin Kuehn-Schettler
Assistant to the Director of Student Services
Provides assistant services to the Director of Student Services.  Processes required documentation and maintain files for students receiving special educational services.  Handles student services budgetary needs and assists with grants.  Handles daily routine phone calls and requests made of the student services office, and works in conjunction with the Director of Student Services and the Business Office in filing state and federal reports.  Assists in securing certification for all support staff working with special education teachers and emergency certification for teaching staff when necessary.
Rachelle McCullough
Business Manager
Works with Superintendent and administrative team to provide leadership in the coordination of business/financial functions of the district.
Chris Murphy
Assistant to the Business Manager/Accounts Payable
Provides assistant services to the Business Manager.  Handles questions regarding purchase orders/processing, parent transportation contracts, submission of loss reporting forms for insurance purposes, and deposits any district fees collected by staff.  This position provides support to the District's Accountant by processing accounts payable invoices and/or as needed and by responding to staff and vendor inquiries.
Patti Fenske
Processes accounts payable invoices, purchase orders, receipts, budget reports, grants, and enrollment reports.  Maintains scholarship accounts, performs financial and budget research and activities for the District.
Kay Feller
Business Office Assistant
Provides assistance to accounts payable, editing of the staff and faculty directory, payroll & benefits, vehicle requests, scheduling district vehicles, and assists business management office.
Laura Knoche
Director of Human Resources
Provides leadership regarding personnel issues including overlap with business office issues.  Initiates human resource policy and procedure changes.  Coordinates district hiring processes.  Provides leadership in regards to contract administration and assists in collective bargaining.
Jason R. Olson
Payroll and Employee Benefit Specialist
Processes payroll and administers employee benefits.  Compiles payroll/benefit information for new staff and provides assistance to all staff on payroll/benefit issues.  Maintains personnel files related to payroll and benefits.  Compiles quarterly tax reports, year-end reports and WI retirement system reports.  Tracks general leave and vacation usage.
Kelly Hallmark & Judy Dilley
845-4319 & 845-4318 respectively
Payroll and Benefits Specialist - Substitute Employment &Absence Management
Responsible for substitute employment processes. Instructs new staff members on substitute procedures.Provides primary support in tracking and record keeping related to all employee absence management issues, Unemployment Compensation, Family and Medical Leave requests, Long Term Disability, Worker's Compensation and work-related injuries.
Char Horsfall
Assistant to the Director of Human Resources
Provides assistant services to the Director of Human Resources.  Manages procedures and processes for hiring, maintains credit and reimbursement records.   Issues teacher and extracurricular contracts.  Compiles new hire application and transcript information.  Helps maintain employee personnel files.
Sue Felder
Director of Instructional Technology
Provides leadership and support to the Educational Technology Coordinators at each site.  Responsible for coordinating staff development as it relates to technology integration, grant writing, procurement, Erate, and long-range technology planning.
Betty Wottreng
Network Manager
Works with the Director of Technology to manage and maintain the district technology infrastructure. 
Bruce Kiefaber
Information and Communication Systems Technician
The Information and Communication Systems Technician provides assistance with the district's telecommunication system and district network systems.
Patrick Lehman
Assessment and Data Specialist
Allison Gunderson



District Calendar

  • July, 2014
    • 07/28 Eid Al-Fitr (begins at sundown)
    • 07/29 Eid Al-Fitr

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