Administrative Assistant

Ms.  Paula Kunkel

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Ms. Paula Kunkel

Education: High School Diploma. LeMars Community H.S. LeMars, Iowa Bachelor of Science Degree in Park Management from South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota.

Other Interests: Quilting, cross-stitch, reading and spending time with her family.

Personal Information: Paula has been married to Tom Kunkel since February 8, 1986. He is a horticulturist for Stemilt Growers. She has two children - Zach and Sarah.

Paula is a 2009 Blue & White Excellence award winner presented by the Manson School District School Board for " hard work and dedication to the students of the Manson School District."

Position: Manson Elementary School Secretary
Phone: 687-9502
Fax: 509-687-9537
Email: pkunkel@manson.org

Food Service/Attendance and Office Assistant

Ms. Luz Segura

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Ms. Luz Segura

Professional Experience: Office Internship at Spokane Falls Community College

Education: Manson High School Graduate, Spokane Falls Community College

Outside Interests: Likes spending time with family, watching movies, going on walks and loves baking especially during the holidays.

Personal Information: Luz has been married to Claudio Segura since April 12, 2003 and has a son, Sebastian A. Segura who is 8 yrs. old and a daughter Lexie I. Segura who is 6 yrs. old.

 

Position: Food Service/Attendance and Office Assistant
Phone: 687-9502

Email: lsegura@manson.org

Health Sevices

Ms. Michelle Rogge

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Ms. Michelle Rogge

Pledge to Clients: I hope to help maintain the health of the students at Manson through immunization management, care planning, health education, office visit management & assisting with access to health care resources.

Professional Experience: I worked 14 years in the long-term care industry before taking a few years off to be at home with my kids. 2015-16 is my 4th year as the school nurse here in Manson.

Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing-Oregon Health Sciences University
School Nurse ESA Certificate
CTE Certificate

Outside Interests: I love to knit, read, sew, embroider, scrapbook, watch football, make cards, spend time with family! Enjoy the beauty of this area.

Personal Information: I am married to my husband Dave & have two wonderful children who are both adopted. We enjoy having my parents living close & being a regular part of our lives.

Position: Health Room Nurse
Phone: 509-687-9502
Fax: 509-687-9537
Email: mroggee@manson.org

Health Services

Ms. Maria Zaragoza Gallegos

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Ms. Maria Zaragoza Gallegos

 

Position: Health Room Assistant
Phone: 509-687-9502
Email: mzaragoza@manson.org

Library

Ms. Heidi Griffith

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Ms. Heidi Griffith

Pledge to Clients:  As the Elementary librarian, it is my focus to ignite a passion for reading by making a difference each day - with the magic of a story, or in sharing facts of the world around us. It is so rewarding to see the expression on a child’s face when they are excited about a story they have heard or have read.

Professional Experience:  Manson Elementary has been a part of my life for 16 years.  I have worked in the Library for 9 years.  Prior to that, I worked as a Para Educator in the Speech and Language Department for 5 years, and 2 years in the Preschool program. I worked as a Dental Assistant for 6 years locally, and worked for Nordstrom in San Diego for 4 years.

Education:  I am a 2nd generation Manson Alumni - 1984; Balboa Institute - San Diego 1986

Outside Interests:  Associate Buyer for Allisons of Manson, a home interior boutique.  Floral Designer for Weddings in the Valley and jewelry designer hobbyist.

Personal Information: Heidi was born and raised in Manson. She and her husband Earl both graduated from Manson High School. They have two sons, Devon and Derek.

Position: Librarian
Phone: 509-687-9502
Email: hgriffit@manson.org

School Counseling

Ms. Morgan Walker

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Ms. Morgan Walker

Pledge to Clients: I pledge to support and advocate for all children to reach their full potential. When students leave Manson Elementary, they will have the attitudes, skills, and knowledge to be effective learners, positive community members, and strong individuals.

I view students from a holistic perspective and believe that all children are capable of personal growth and success when they have they have the attitudes, skills, and knowledge to achieve their goals.

I promise to support all students in their developmental journey by fostering a safe, inclusive, and welcoming school environment. I will provide services at the individual, small-group, classroom, and school-wide level to foster personal growth, positive relationships, and academic achievement.

Professional Experience: Although this is my first year as the School Counselor for Manson Elementary, I have worked and volunteered as an educator and mental health professional for many years.

As an undergraduate, I spent  hours volunteering in local schools and children's clinics as a tutor and mentor. I also gained valuable experience as a research assistant in a Personality Psychology laboratory, which allowed me to co-author a published research paper on personality and media consumption.

I then taught undergraduate psychology classes at Central Washington University, followed by a job in community mental health as a Case Manager for Catholic Family Services. During this time, I was also a substitute teacher, paraeducator, and tutor in Wenatchee.

Most recently, I was a graduate teaching assistant at Eastern Washington University and a School Counseling Intern in the Spokane Public Schools district 81.

 

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  • Chelan High School
  • AA in General Studies, Wenatchee Valley College.
  • BA in Psychology, Whitman College.
  • MS in Counselor Education (School Counseling Specialization), Eastern Washington University.

 

Outside Interests: I enjoy creating art through photography, drawing, and painting. On weekends, I like to spend my time outdoors on walks or camping. I also spend time relaxing with a good fantasy novel or TV series. Additionally, I am a trumpet player with Valley Winds.

 

Personal InformationI grew up in the Chelan valley where my mother was a high school art teacher and my father is an orchardist and small business owner. I also have two fat cats that are spoiled and well-loved.

Home/School Liason

Ms. Rosie Rodriguez

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Ms. Rosie Rodriguez

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Position: Home/School Liason
Phone: 509-687-9502
Fax: 509-687-9548
Email: rrodriguez@manson.org

Technology

Mr. Aaron Kollmeyer

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Mr. Aaron Kollmeyer

Pledge to Clients: To keep the school as high tech as possible!

Professional Experience: 15 years professional experience as a Computer Technician and IT Specialist.

Education: Whitman college
CompTIA

Outside Interests: *Science Fiction in all forms
*Video Games

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Position: Technology
Email: akollmeyer@manson,org

Pre-School

Ms. Brittany Sivertson

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Ms. Brittany Sivertson

Pledge to Clients: I have always enjoyed learning and my goal as a teacher is to pass the love of learning on to my students.

Professional Experience: 3 years teaching 6th grade
8 years teaching w/Sylvan Learning Center
Teaching preschool, 2009-present

Education: BA in Elementary Ed from Trinity Bible College

Outside Interests: Reading, watching sports & television, spending time with family, and playing card games.

Personal Information: I live with my wonderful husband Eric and two kids who keep me busy!

Position: Preschool Teacher
Cell: 509-687-9502
Fax: 509-687-9537

Email: bsivertson@manson.org

ECEAP Instructor

Ms. Nancy Dalen

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Ms. Nancy Dalen

Pledge to Clients: I will provide learning experiences that keep the children engaged and eager to learn more. Each child is unique and special. I want to get to know them and encourage them to also learn more about what interests them most.

Professional Experience:  Chapter President of the Washington State Family Child Care Association,  Licensed childcare business owner in Snohomish for 25 years.  Participant in Early Achievers and practiced ECEAP and NAEYC standards.  Member of the Early Childhood Advisory Board at Everett Community College for 14 years. GTE Data Services Main Frame Computer Operator

Education:  AA Degree in ECE from Everett Community College.  Currently attending the University of Washington, Early Childhood and Family Studies BA degree program.

Outside Interests: Swimming, road trips, reading about early childhood education, and enjoying a good cup of coffee outside over-looking the lake.

Personal Information: My childhood years were spent in Edmonds, Fairbanks, and Las Vegas.  My hubby’s name is Mark.  We have two grown daughters and four young grandsons in the Snohomish area.  They love fishing on Lake Chelan with grandpa! 

 

Para-Educator

Ms. Avid Castro

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Ms. Avid Castro

Professional Experience: Avid has worked at Manson Elementary since 2000. She is a facilitator for Washington State University's Spanish Strengthening Families Program.

Outside Interests: Music, art, going to church, working with her church's youth group

Personal Information: Avid is married to Fernando Castro. They have a son, Gabriel, and a daughter, Alexis. She has lived in Manson since 1985.

Position: Para-Educator
Phone: 509-687-9502
Email: acastro@manson.org

Para-Educator

Ms. Monica Marble

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Ms. Monica Marble

 

Position: Para-Educator
Phone: 687-9502
Email: mmarble@manson.org

Para-Educator

Ms. Gloria Martinez

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Ms. Gloria Martinez

Position: Para-Educator/Migrant Home Laision

Professional Experience: Gloria has worked for several years with the Manson School District.

Education: Some college

Outside Interests: Walking, crafts and quilting.

Personal Information: Gloria has four children and one grandson. She has lived in Manson since 1988.

Position: Para-Educator
Phone: 509-687-9502
Email: gmartinez@manson.org

Para-Educator

Mr. Kurt Petre

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Mr. Kurt Petre

 

Position: Para-Educator
Phone: 687-9502
Email: kpetre@manson.org

Para-Educator

Mr. Johnny Rigg

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Mr. Johnny Rigg

Professional Experience: Johnny has worked as a para-educator since 1996. He has worked for two years with the Chelan School District, one year with the Wenatchee School District and ten years with the Manson School District. Johnny loves to work with challenging high needs students.

Education: AA Degree, classes at WVC and SPU

Outside Interests: Johnny likes to spend time with his family. He likes motorcycle road trips, cross country skiing, photography, and family vacations.

Personal Information: He has lived in Chelan since 1988. He has a daughter named Olivea. Johnny loves having family parties in his big front yard.

Position: Para-Educator/Special Services
Fax: 509-687-6109
Email: jrigg@manson.org

Para-Educator

Mr. Gilberto Romero

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Mr. Gilberto Romero

Professional Experience: Has been a paraeducator at Manson since 2000. 15 years at Chelan Prepatory Night School

Education: Wenatchee Valley College

Outside Interests: Coached soccer in Chelan for nine years, basketball, Spanish radio broadcasting for over 15 years, attending church and spending time with my wife and children.

Personal Information: two children, Brisa and Erik. Both children have attended Eastern Washington University in the Education Program. Brisa currently teaches Spanish at Chelan High School/Middle School.

Position: Para-Educator
Phone: 509-687-9502
Email: gromero@manson.org

Para-Educator

Ms. Betty Urbanzcyk

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Ms. Betty Urbanzcyk

 

Position: Para-Educator
Phone: 687-9502
Email: burbanzcy@manson.org

Para-Educator

Mrs. Patty Stracener

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Mrs. Patty Stracener

Para-Educator

Mrs. Diana Willoughby

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Mrs. Diana Willoughby

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Para-Educator

Ms. Mary Rios

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Ms. Mary Rios

 

Pledge to clients: To always try my best and learn as much as I can in whatever role I'm in. To keep each child engaged and have them eager to learn more.

Professional Experience: Some college

Education: Graduated from Lake Chelan High School.

Outside Interests: Love spending time with my family. Fishing, Crabbing, Soccer, Playing Cards, Dominoes. Sight Seeing, most outdoor activities.

Personal Information: Married for 14 years to my wonderful husband Johnny. Have two beautiful daughters, Mersadez and Zuleyka, who are my pride and joy. Moved to Manson in 2005.

 

Position: Para-Educator
Phone: 509-687-9502
Email: mrios@manson.org

Food Services

Ms. Tamara Williams

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Ms. Tamara Williams

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Position: Head Cook
Phone: 687-9502
Email: twilliams@manson.org

Food Services

Mrs. Ginger Ewing

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Mrs. Ginger Ewing

Professional Experience:  Assistant cook since January 2002

Education:  Chelan High School Graduate; BA Central Washington University

Outside Interests:  Family, gardening, jigsaw puzzles

Personal Information:  Ginger along with Husband Tim have lived and raised five children in the Manson community since 1980.  They have 11 grandchildren

Position: Cook
Phone: 687-9502
Email: gewing@manson.org

Food Services

Ms. Kelly Gosvener

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Position: Cook
Phone: 687-9502
Email: kgosvener@manson.org

Maintenance

Mr. Margarito Barrios

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Mr. Margarito Barrios

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Position: Custodian
Phone: 509-687-9502
Email: mbarrios@manson.org