232 North Church Street, Hartland, Wisconsin 53029

Staff Members


Kerin Baumann

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Speech Therapist Hartland South Elementary and Hartland North Elementary Work Phone: (262) 369-6720
Biography

I’m Kerin Baumann. I’m one of our Hartland-Lakesides’ Speech and Language Pathologists. I provide speech and language therapy services to students at both Hartland North and Hartland South Elementary Schools. I am a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Communication Science and Disorders program for both my undergraduate and graduate coursework. I have worked in the Hartland-Lakeside School District for over ten years. I’m a busy mom of three amazing kids. We enjoy spending our free time taking our kids to their sporting events and spending time boating, waterskiing, tubing, and vacationing up in Eagle River.

Jeannette Betker

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Office Manager Hartland North Elementary and Hartland Fine Arts Leadership Academy Work Phone: 262-369-6710
Biography

My name is Jeannette Betker.  I have been working in the Hartland-Lakeside School District since 2011, first as a learning assistant and now as school secretary for Hartland North and Hartland Fine Arts Leadership Academy.  I love getting to know all the families and helping out whenever I can.  Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you.  My husband Mike and I have lived in Hartland since we got married, and we have two daughters who are both at the middle school.  We love Hartland-Lakeside!

Jeff Gottschalk

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Custodian Hartland North Elementary Work Phone: (262) 367-6710
Biography

Hi!  My name is Jeff Gottschalk, but I am better known as “Mr. G”.  I am the 1st shift custodian at Hartland North and have worked in the Hartland Lakeside School District for 18 years.  I have been fortunate to work with wonderful staff and enjoy interacting the the children and families.  I take pride in keeping the school clean and safe.  When I am not working, I enjoy the great outdoors and spending time with my family.

Michele Heinze

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Kindergarten Hartland Fine Arts Leadership Academy Work Phone: (262) 369-6710

Mandi Johnson

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2nd Grade Teacher Hartland Fine Arts Leadership Academy Work Phone: 262-369-6710

Daniel Kreif

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Art Teacher Hartland North Elementary Work Phone: (262) 369-6710
Biography

Greetings, my name is Mr. Kreif and I am the Elementary Art Teacher here at the Hartland Lakeside School District! I rotate between Hartland North, Hartland Fine Arts Leadership Academy, and Hartland School of Community Learning. I live in Pewaukee with my wife Aleyna and my little dog, Indie. I enjoy snowboarding, building things out of wood, and going to concerts.

I graduated from the University Of Wisconsin Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Education and Ceramics with an Art History minor. During my schooling, I studied abroad with my ceramics professor for one month in Peru where I spent time in the Amazon, Cusco, and Machu Picchu. I have also traveled to Norway and I look forward to someday traveling to India. My travels in these countries have inspired me visually through their art and culture.

A lot of what I teach currently is inspired by my childhood and it makes me happy to provide these experiences for my students. When I was growing up, I would visit my grandparents and spend time in the basement woodworking with my Gramps and later go up stairs and work with my Grams using fibrous material to make projects. As a young child, using my imagination to create something real was a powerful experience. I was given the opportunity to explore these tools and processes and they have stuck with me throughout my life. I value the power and independence I can pass down to my young artists. I am really proud of how my students step up to the projects and challenges I present to them and feel lucky to be their teacher.

AnnMarie Meissner

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District Nurse Hartland Lakeside School District Work Phone: (262) 369-6720
Biography

My name is Ann-Marie Meissner and I am the District Nurse at Hartland North, Hartland South and North Shore Middle School. My nursing degree is from Carroll College (now Carroll University) and I received my National Certification in School Nursing in the spring of 2014. The 2014 – 2015 school year marks my fifth year in the Hartland Lakeside School District.

I have been a fan of the Hartland Lakeside School District ever since my oldest son, Christopher, started 5K here in 1997. Since then my two younger children, Emily and Benjamin, have attended school here as well. I am extremely lucky to now be working with such an awesome group of educators.

I truly enjoy building relationships with students, especially those with long-term health care needs. I have also enjoyed the opportunity to help teach the Human Growth and Development curriculum for the 5th through 8th graders. Every day brings a new adventure!

 

Ashley Neustifter

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Special Education Teacher Hartland North Elementary Work Phone: 262-369-6710

Kyle O’Rourke

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Physical and Adaptive Education Teacher Hartland North Elementary Work Phone: 262-369-6710

Bethany Soderlund

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Food Service Director Work Phone: 262-369-6700

Andrea Tarkowski

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Home Phone: 262-369-6710
Biography

My family and I came to the Hartland-Lakeside school district in 2014.  Since then, I have slowly become more and more involved in the school.  Not only will I be volunteering at Hartland North for various PTO functions, I am excited to be WORKING at North this year.  If you come or call into the Hartland North office in the afternoons, you will likely be greeted by me.   I have two children in the district, one at North and one at South. We love to attend school functions and help in the school forest when we are not busy playing at home or boating at our cabin.  The fifth member of our family is our dog, Rocco, who likes to chase anything that comes into our yard.  Come on over and give Rocco some fun!

Heather Whelan

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Guidance Counselor Hartland Lakeside School District Work Phone: (262) 369-6767
Biography

This is my 16th year in the Hartland Lakeside School District. I graduated from UW-Stevens Point with a Bachelors degree in Psychology and German. I went on to UW-Oshkosh where I received my Master of Education in School Counseling. In 2013 I attended Cardinal Stritch and obtained a Masters in Educational Leadership.

I live in the Hartland community with my three children who have all gone through the district. I enjoy traveling, reading, shopping and spending time with family.

I really enjoy my role in encouraging all the children to strive for their personal best. I am thrilled to be working with the students, teachers, administrators, and parents whom I so highly regard. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if I can help you or your child in any way.

Gail Willey

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Learning Assistant Hartland North Elementary Work Phone: (262) 369-6710
Biography

Hello, My name is Gail Willey and I am a Learning Assistant at Hartland North. This is my fourth year in the district. My role is to provide reading intervention to students. I have been teaching for over 35 years as a special education teacher, program support teacher and 1st grade teacher. I have a terrific love for teaching reading, especially in the primary grades. I love the philosophy of Hartland Lakeside and working with such amazing staff, parents and students. So I guess you could say I have my dream job!!


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