Cultural Liaisons

Working with students, families, and staff throughout the district to increase student and parent engagement with various programs and district activities.  

African American Cultural Liaison Services

The African American Cultural Liaison works with students of African Heritage and their families to facilitate their understanding of and involvement in the education process.  The Cultural Liaison is a resource to school staff in building their understanding of the African American culture.

MICHAEL JETT, SR.

African American Cultural Liaison

651-407-7685

michael.jett@isd624.org

Español

The Spanish Cultural Liaisons facilitate communication between minority students, their families and White Bear Lake Area Schools. The Liaisons encourages and empowers all minorities to become active participants in educational activities and programs and to ensure a successful education for the students.

Español

AMY OTTAVIANI

Early Childhood Latino Cultural Liaison

651-653-3157

amy.ottaviani@isd624.org

 

BRIANA SANTOSCOY

Latino Cultural Liaison

651-407-7625

briana.santoscoy@isd624.org

Hmong and Asian American Services

Our Hmong Cultural Liaisons help our Hmong students and families navigate the success of the White Bear Lake education system. They work with teachers and administraions to create wonderful opportunities and programs to allow the students to learn, grow and be successful.

Hmong

MEE YANG

Early Childhood Hmong Cultural Liaison

651-653-3157

mee.yang@isd624.org

 

NIRVANA YANG

Hmong & Asian American Cultural Liaison

651-407-7623

nirvana.yang@isd624.org

Native American 

Our Native American Liaison works with the American Indian Parent Advisory Committee to coordinate activities that strengthen the American Indian students' cultural identity. She acts as a support system between the White Bear Lake Area School District and the students and parents of Native American community. 

JORDAN ZICKERMANN

Native American Cultural Liaison

Indian Education Program Contact

651-407-7647

jordan.zickermann@isd624.org