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PAWN Special Education

30 days ago

About PAWN

PAWN Special Education is an inclusive community where all persons will reside, grow, and benefit by being with each other at home, at school, and in the community. The mission of PAWN Special Education is to deliver an array of services, facilitate the education of students, and provide opportunities for successful, meaningful learning. PAWN Special Education serves students birth through age 21 in the districts of Park Rapids ISD #309, Walker-Hackensack-Akeley ISD #113, Nevis ISD #308 and Pine Point ISD #25. 




PAWN Special Education Directory


Director of Special Education

Eva Pohl
218-237-6541


Bookkeeper/Secretary

Jennifer Clements
218-237-6540


Due Process Clerk

Clare Knudson

218-237-6546


School Psychologist

Laura Baum-Parr 

218-547-5318

Special Education Coordinator
Dawn Casteel
218-547-4239


Birth - 2 Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) Coordinator/Teacher

Rita Southerton

218-237-6547


Developmental Adapted Physical Education (DAPE)

Nancy Bade
218-237-6340


Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) 

Cathy Gee
218-237-6542


Physical Impaired (PI) Teacher

Shalom Grandy
218-237-6543

Occupational Therapist (OT)

Ann Johnson
218-237-6548

Blind/Visually Impaired (B/VI) Teacher

Lyra Heriot-Stafne
218-237-6540


Deaf/Hard of Hearing (D/HOH) Teacher

Cindy Cronemiller
218-237-6545