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Elementary Paraprofessionals


 Janet Brown

Carissa Cobb

Melissa Cox

 Amanda Halferty


Amanda has a 1 year old daughter and is currently engaged. She enjoys

reading books, being outside,  and spending time with family and friends.

Lynette Jacobsen
Heather Moorman

 Tonia Nickell



Tonia is married and has three daughters and two son-in-laws. She also

has 2 grandchildren and another one on the way. Tonia's favorite things to

do involve spending time with her family and reading.

Maureta Perryman


  Maureta Perryman has been an associate at the elementary for three years. She works with 5 5th

and 6th graders and makes sure that they get their homework done. She loves watching them learn.

She says, "It's exciting when you know they understand it. They smile from ear to ear .... and usually

get a hug."

    She loves pets and horses. She also likes to garden.

Susan Street


    Susie has been working as a one-on-one for 10 years now! Her favorite

thing about her job is getting hugs and smiles. She likes gardening,

reading, and listening to music. 

Angelia Stewart

     Angelia has worked at the elementary for 7 years. There she has reading groups with kids from Kindergarten through 3rd grade. She also helps Mrs. Vanderlinden and has recess and breakfast duty. Her favorite thing about her job is the variety she has and the children. Angelia's hobbies or interests are gardening, dancing, exercising, listening to music, reading, she says that the list could go on and on.

 Deana VanderSluis
 Deana is a Para educator, she started working at the elementary during the 2004 - 2005 school year. Her duties include the Reading First Program, Benchmark Testing in reading, and Reading Data. Deana's favorite thing about her job is helping the children learn, succeed and feel good about themselves. She loves to read, spend time with her family, go camping, participate in church activities, and watching baseball. She also likes photography and doing scrapbooking and stamping.