Contacts & Staff

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Transition Plus
Hopkins, Minnetonka & St. Louis Park Public Schools
Cedar Manor Building, Lower East Side
9400 Cedar Lake Road
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
Phone: 952.928.6400
Fax: 952.928.6545
Attendance: 952.928.6041

Elisabeth Kallman, BA Social Work

Position
Special Education Program Coordinator & Social Worker
Phone Number
952.928.6401

Elisabeth is the coordinator for the Transition Plus Program serving students ages 18 to 21.

Kecia Anderson, BS Psychology; MA Education/Special Education - DCD

Position
Special Education Teacher
Phone Number
952.928.6413

Kecia has been a teacher with Transition Plus since the Fall of 1999.  She was one of the originators in creating the program and she has a good, strong work ethic.  Her Portfolio Management class is growing with success year after year - students are able to create and take home a self-made binder with that readily prepares them for the community and life after Transition Plus.

Pauline Fetheroff, BS Elementary Education & Special Education, & MA Education

Position
Special Education Teacher
Phone Number
952-928-6414

Pauline has been a Special Education teacher for over 30 years. Before coming to T+, Pauline worked as a special education teacher at Minnetonka High School. Her journey with Transition Plus began in the Fall of 2015.

Colleen Haggar, BA Communications; M.Ed Special Education

Position
Work Experience Coordinator, District Transition Lead
Phone Number
952.984.9560

Colleen has been a Work Experience Coordinator and Transition Lead for Hopkins School District since 2001.  Currently, she works directly at Cargill with the Transition Plus/LEARN Program students.  This is an internship opportunity that students have to work hard to get - through a process of interviews and a continued display of strong work ethic.

Tessa Hupp, BS Special Education - DCD, ASD, SLD, EBD.

Position
Special Education Teacher
Phone Number
952.928.6408

Tessa Hupp is a special education teacher with the Transition Plus Program. She attended Mankato State University and received her Special Education License in DCD, ASD, SLD, EBD.

Teresa Johnson, BS Business Administration, MA Business Education/Special Education - EBD

Position
Special Education Teacher
Phone Number
952.928.6407

Teresa is a special education teacher with the Transition Plus Program. She holds many specialized licenses and brings a unique educational experience to the team.  

Tom Kvale, Master's in Special Ed, SLD, EBD, ASD and Work Based Learning

Position
Special Education Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4954

Tom Kvale has been working with Hopkins Public Schools since 2001. For 7 years he taught adjudicated youth at Epsilon, which is the educational component of the Hennepin County Home School. Currently he is a special educator with the Transition Plus Program.

Lisa Loeding, BA Elem Ed, Masters, Lic, Work Coor, Support Facilitator, LD, Reading Specialist

Position
Work Coordinator
Phone Number
952.928.6404

Lisa has always taught in Special Education. She was employed in the St Paul School District, and the Anoka School District, in the elementary levels. Currently she is a special education teacher and a licensed work coordinator for the Transition Plus Program.

Britta Nelson, BS Registered Nurse

Position
Licensed School Nurse
Phone Number
952.928.6409

Britta is a Licensed school nurse working at the Transition Plus Program as well as the Minnetonka School District.  

Sue Weisenburger, BA Elementary Education & Special Education/Physical Disabilities.

Position
Special Education Teacher
Phone Number
952.928.6416

Sue is a special educator for the Transition Plus Program and has been apart of the team since 2005.

Sarah Wigness, BS Psychology

Position
Transition Plus Program Assistant
Phone Number
952.928.6400
School Hours

Front Desk
8:30 - 3:30

Student Hours
9:30 - 3:30

Staff Hours
8:00 - 4:00

Principal
Program Coordinator: Elisabeth Kallman