2018 Monroe School District Retirees

2018 Monroe School District Retirees

Friends, families and co-workers filled the Board Room during the June 11, 2018 Board Meeting to celebrate this year's retirees who worked for Monroe School District for a combined 378 years. 378 years! We appreciate your dedication, commitment and we are so very grateful for your many years of service. Congratulations on your retirement!

Paula Alice (24 years): ESA School Nurse
ESA School Nurse
Started with Monroe on February 7, 1994
Chain Lake & Salem Woods Elementary, 1994-1999
Monroe Junior High, 1999-2004
Student Services/Monroe High School, 2004-2010
Monroe High School, 2010-2015
Park Place Middle School, 2015-2018

Irene Beazley (18 years): Teacher
Worked as a substitute from 1994-1997
Started with Monroe School District September 2000
Monroe Middle, 2000-2005, 5th Grade Teacher
Fryelands Elementary, 2005-2006, 4th/5th Grade Teacher
District Wide, 2006-2009, TOSA
Monroe Middle, 2009-2011, 7th Gr. Lang Arts, LAP
Park Place Middle, 2011-2018, Various Classes (Title Reading, LAP, ELL, 6th Gr. Lang. Arts, 8th Grade Honors)

Ann Biderbost (24 years): SLP Teacher
Started with Monroe School District August 30, 1994
Frank Wagner Elementary, 1997-2001
Student Services, 2001-2012
Hidden River Middle School, 2012-2013
Maltby Elementary, 2013-2015
Student Services, 2015-2018

Dianne Burrington (22 years): Custodian
Started with Monroe School District December 2, 1991
Maltby Elementary, 1991-1994
Frank Wagner Elementary, 1995-1999
Monroe High School, 1999-2017

Denise Crump (25 years): Paraeducator
Started with Monroe School District November 1, 1993
Substituted with the Monroe School District 1993-1995
Monroe High School, 1995-2003
Monroe Junior High, 2003-2005
Park Place Middle, 2005-2018

Stanley Depner (24 years): Maintenance
Started with Monroe School District October 5, 1994
Custodian throughout the District
Hidden River Middle, 2010-2018, Lead Custodian

Cynthia Dewey (20 years): Paraeducator
Started with Monroe School District October 22, 1998
Maltby Elementary, 1998-2003
Salem Woods Elementary, 2003-2018

Susan Durrell (27 years): Teacher
Started with Monroe School District August 28, 1991
Frank Wagner Elementary, 1991-2005
Fryelands Elementary, 2005-2018

Deborah Edwards (5 years): Sky Valley Education Center Non-Rep Instructor
Started with Monroe School District January 30, 2013
Sky Valley Education Center, 2013-2018

Wendy Ermence-Olin (17 years): Teacher
Started with Monroe School District August 29, 2001
Salem Woods Elementary, 2001-2018, entire MSD career (various grade levels: 1st grade - 3rd grade teacher)

Cherie Gieseke (20 years): Certificated Coordinator
Started with the Monroe School District October 15, 1997
Human Resources Office, entire MSD career

Cindy Goetz (19 years): Teacher
Started with Monroe School District August 24, 2000
Hidden River Middle, 2000-2007
Salem Woods Elementary, 2001-2018

Jodi Gullikson (17 years): Accounts Payable Specialist
Started with Monroe School District October 8, 2001
Salem Woods Elementary, 2001-02 (Paraeducator)
Monroe Junior High, 2002-2003 (Secretary)
Transportation, 2003-2005 (Secretary)
Monroe Middle, 2005-2010 (Lead Secretary)
District Office, 2010-2018 (Accounts Payable Specialist)

Jim Hartman (21 years): Teacher
Worked as a Certificated Substitute Teacher, 1994-1997
Frank Wagner Elementary Long Term Sub, 1997-1999
Started with Monroe School District September 1, 1999
Monroe Middle, 1999-2011 (6th grade all subjects, 6th-8th grade Math, Science)
Park Place Middle, 2011-2018 (Science, various years with 6th & 7th grade)

Nancy O'Malley (34 years): Teacher
Started with Monroe School District February 6, 1984
Monroe Junior High School, 1999-2005
Park Place Middle, 2005-2007
Salem Woods Elementary, 2007-2013
Fryelands, Frank Wagner, Chain Lake, 2013-2014
Chain Lake, Frank Wagner, 2014-2015
Maltby, Chain Lake, Salem Woods, 2015-2018

Valerie Rummel (27 years): Department Coordinator
Started with Monroe School District April 15, 1991
Maltby Elementary, 1991 (Paraeducator)
Salem Woods Elementary, 1991-2000 (Paraeducator)
Sky Valley Education Center, 2000-2002 (Lead Secretary)
Hidden River Middle School, 2002-2007 (Lead Secretary)
Salem Woods Elementary, 2007-2013 (Lead Secretary)
District Office, 2013-2014 (Secretary)
District Office, 2014-2018 (Department Coordinator)

Gretchen Shepherd (35 years): Teacher/Librarian
Started with Monroe School District September 1, 1983
Maltby Elementary, 1983-1985 (Teacher)
Frank Wagner Elementary, 1985-1999 (Teacher)
Salem Woods Elementary, 1999-2001 (Teacher)
Salem Woods Elementary, 2001-2018 (Librarian)