Education Solutions

Making a difference in Education

NJPA’s Education Solutions Team is focused on making a positive impact in area schools through high-quality services and resources. From state-of-the-art Professional Development and in-school trainings that are both flexible and affordable, to specialized programs focused on Student Academics and College and Career Readiness, we are dedicated to school success.

 In addition, we also provide Teacher Recruitment services, free collaborative Networking events, and a variety of Funding options to support the unique needs and desires of school communities in our area.

 Click any of the programs and services below to learn more about how we can support your school.

Professional Development

Professional Development





 Student Academic Programs

Student Academic Programs

 Career & College Readiness

College and Career Readiness


Teach in Region 5


Professional Library








2018 Educators of Excellence

Wednesday, May 9 at Grand View Lodge - Nisswa, MN

Each year we honor educators who have exemplified dedication, professionalism, and leadership for the benefit of Region 5 students. Please nominate below prior to February 2nd, 2018.

NOMINATE:silver apple

Coach of Excellence (Extracurricular) - NEW!

Leader of Educational Excellence

Paraprofessional of Educational Excellence 

Team of Educational Excellence


Teacher of Excellence - ADMINISTRATORS ONLY

Each school administrator is invited to select one teacher to be honored as a Teacher of Excellence prior to February 9th, 2018.


Check out last year's banquet: 2017 Educators of Excellence




To email, please click on contact name.


Kassidy Rice

Leader of Education Solutions


Rynell Schock

Senior Education Consultant


Jackie Bruns

Senior Education Consultant

 mary jacobson

Mary Jacobson

Senior Education Consultant

 amy tervola hultberg

Amy Tervola Hultberg

Education Consultant

 bart graves

Bart Graves

Education Consultant

 brenda sprenger

Brenda Sprenger

Education Consultant

 cindy swenson

Cindy Swenson

Education Consultant

 gwynne gildow

Gwynne Gildow

Education Consultant

 julie benson

Julie Benson

Education Consultant

 lisa pingrey

Lisa Pingrey

Education Consultant

 lisa worden

Lisa Worden

Education Consultant

 mary klamm

Mary Klamm

Teacher Recruitment Specialist

 rachel logan

Rachel Logan

Education Consultant

 tami bennett

Tami Bennett

Education Consultant


Lori Duhn

Program Coordinator

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Katie Embree

Student Academics Coordinator

 breanne tollefson

BreAnne Tollefson

Administrative Specialist

 andrea mortensen

Andrea Mortensen

Administrative Specialist