Meet the Teachers

Mr. Gary Aylward

Phone: 612-798-6562

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Degrees and Certifications:

BA in Life and Earth Science Education from the University of Minnesota Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of Minnesota

Mr. Gary Aylward

I am a Richfield High School Graduate!

Ms. Erin Burggraff

Phone: 612-798-6482

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Degrees and Certifications:

BA - College of St. Benedict MA - Hamline University Ed. Specialist - University of St. Thomas

Ms. Erin Burggraff

Outside of the classroom I enjoy cooking, jogging and traveling.

Mr. Jon Drummond

Phone: 612-798-6571

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Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Jon Drummond

 Cory Cochrane

Phone: 612-798-6431

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Degrees and Certifications:

Masters of Education - UMN (Twin Cities) BA - School of Critical Social Inquiry - Hampshire College

Cory Cochrane

 

Fun Facts:
 
I'm a triplet and I play roller derby! 
Mr. Mike Cunningham

Phone: 612-798-6434

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Degrees and Certifications:

B.A in History and Secondary Education from Augsburg College.

Mr. Mike Cunningham

I'm a Civil War re-enactor.

Mrs. Gretchen Gifford

Phone: 612-798-6428

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Degrees and Certifications:

B.A.S. in Secondary Education - U of MN - Duluth Masters in Education - St. Mary's (Winona) Educational Leadership - MN State - Mankato

Mrs. Gretchen Gifford

I was fortunate enough to play college softball at UMD!

Mrs. Sarah Holm

Phone: 612-798-6449 

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Degrees and Certifications:

Winona State: BS in Elementary Education with a Double Minor in Social Studies and Communication. Middle school license

Mrs. Sarah Holm

I played tennis at Winona State and earned a scholarship my sophomore year. I enjoy traveling, being active and cooking with my children. 

 

 

 

 Beth Johnson

Phone: 612-798-6483

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Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. in Math and Secondary Education - Bethel College Masters in Education - St. Mary's (Winona) Educational Specialist - University of St. Thomas

Beth Johnson

Interests/Hobbies:
I love to spend my free time traveling, golfing, reading, watching movies, or hanging out at my cabin.  I also coach high school track for boys and girls hurdlers. 
Mr. Jared Knodel

Phone: 612-798-6488

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Degrees and Certifications:

BA Secondary Education - English North Dakota State University MA Education St. Mary's University of Minnesota

Mr. Jared Knodel

I have a twin sister.

Mr. Andy Root

Phone: 612-798-6436

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Degrees and Certifications:

BS - Mathematics Education from University of Wisconsin-Madison MS - Teacher Leadership from Walden University

Mr. Andy Root

I have taught a variety of Math subjects including Basic Math Skills, Math Prep/Tier, Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Engineering Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, and AVID. I have taught in three different states; Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Hawaii. I am also a Varsity Football Coach and Middle School Golf Coach at Richfield.

Mr. Greg VonRuden

Phone: 612-798-6563

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Degrees and Certifications:

BA Biological Sciences Gustavus Adolphus College MA Teaching Secondary Science University of St. Thomas MA Teaching Middle Level Science University of St. Mary's

Mr. Greg VonRuden

My grandfather Ralph Samuelson invented waterskiing in 1922.