Meet the Teacher

Phone: 320-329-8368 ext. 1015


Degrees and Certifications:

Elementary Education K-6 Masters Degree--Special Education SLD, EBD Reading Licensure

Mrs. Kjersten

My husband, Terry, and I live in Sacred Heart.  We have four grown children, who have all graduated from our district.  Kyle (and Vanessa) live in Kensington, MN;  Clarissa (and Jason) live in Norwood Young America, MN; Peggy (and Jimmy) and  Maci live in Sacred Heart, MN  and Simon lives in Evansville, IN.  We have one adorable granddaughter, Maci,  and a second grandchild on the way.

I received my elementary education degree from Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, MN in 1991.   I received a masters degree in special educations with licensure in Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) and Emotional Behavior Disorders (EBD) from Bethel College, in 1994. I recieved Reading Licensure from Southwest State University in 2011.  I have taught all grade levels of special education from Kindergarten through 10th grade. I started my carreer working in Silver Lake, moved to BOLD for five years, transferred to Marshall for 2 years and then settled at RCW in 2001.  Currenly I teacher 4th & 5th special education and do the special education evaluations for the district.


  • I am so excited to start the new school year! 

    My schedule is as follows:

    8:30-9:30      Prep/Evaluations
    9:35-10:00    4th grade literacy
    10:00-10:38  Prep/Evaluations
    10:38-10"54  5th grade literacy

    10:54-11:17  Lunch

    11:20-12:06  5th grade RTI
    12:00-12:30  4th grade RTI 

    12:30-3:30    Evaluations


    You can contact me at 320-329-8368 ext. 1015.  Feel free to email at anytime and call before or after school, or during my prep/evaluation times.  I look forward to collaborating with you for the betterment of your student.