WPSA Math Teacher
Linda worked in the business world for over 10 years before coming a teacher. She loves to use real world examples and actual problems to help the students see the “why” in every lesson and standard. She teaches a personal finance class that is extremely applicable. Linda is a 6th through 12th Grade certified math teacher. She has previous teaching experience in high school and middle school. She enjoys the outdoors with her kids and dogs. She likes canyoneering, rock climbing, hiking, camping, snowboarding and more. She also loves “most things geek: SW, LOTR, HP, Marvel, Firefly and reading a big fat book with a warm, fuzzy blanket”. She likes a variety of food but likes rice crispy treats and ice cream for dessert. Linda’s favorite part of the job is building friendships with her students and helping them realize they not only are good at math and use it daily, but they are living a life they control and get to decide what the future holds for them.
WPSA Science Teacher (PT)
Amber has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology Education. She also has a Master of Science degree with an emphasis in education. Amber has 7 years of secondary teaching and 3 years of post-secondary teaching. She enjoys doing crafts in her free time. She likes pizza and French fries. Amber’s favorite part of her job is interacting with her colleagues and doing fun experiments and science investigations with her students.
WPSA History Teacher
Community Outreach Coordinator
Alysa has a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood and Special Education. She also earned her Master’s degree in Reading and Literacy. She has been teaching for 8 years. She also has 3 years of experience in the after school programs, 4 years on the RTI team and doing social media. In her free time, Alysa enjoys hanging out with her friends and family. Her favorite food is chips and salsa. Alysa’s favorite part of her job are all of her students.
District Admin Assistant
Kristin manages the front office and basically helps everyone with anything that needs done. She has been with White Pine since the beginning. In her free time, she loves to read. Her favorite food is pasta. Kristin’s favorite part of her job is working with the students.
Operations & Finance Assistant/College & Career
Shauna started working for White Pine in May 2021. She attended Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota where she earned her B.A. in Management and later earned her MBA with Project Management Specialization. She previously worked as a team lead for the Bureau of Land Management doing contract work. With her free time, Shauna enjoys hiking in national parks and forests. Her favorite food is Italian. Shauna’s favorite part about the job is constantly learning and discovering new and better ways to do things.