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Substitute Resources

Thank You For Choosing To Sub At STMA!

We are excited to welcome you to our buildings and classrooms. Below you will find helpful information and resources that you can reference throughout your substitute employment with us. For any questions or concerns, please reach out to Amy VanHeel, Human Resources Supervisor, at (763) 497-6532 or

Assignment Information

Teachers, Paraprofessionals, and Food Service Substitutes

Teachers, paraprofessionals inside and outside of the classroom, and foodservice substitutes will be able to search for and select assignments using the SmartFind substitute management system when permanent staff members are absent. This online system allows you to set up your own preferences such as building locations, availability, and classification. In addition to using the website to find assignments, SmartFind will also call you directly with assignment information in the mornings or evenings by phone.

Custodial Substitutes

Custodial substitutes will receive phone calls directly from the Director of Buildings & Grounds for substitute assignments.

Important Notes:

  • You will be expected to stay for the entire scheduled shift unless you have discussed a change with the office.
  • Upon check-in at the buildings, you may be asked to turn in your car keys in order to obtain a school key.
  • Please bring your Driver's License or valid photo ID to check-in at the buildings.
  • You may be asked to sub in another classroom over your scheduled prep time.
  • If school is canceled or delayed, STMA will notify news stations by 6:00 AM.

Building Contacts

For assignment questions/cancellations due to illness or unforeseen circumstances, please call the building directly using the information below.


Albertville Primary: (763) 497-2688

Karen Sorensen, Administrative Assistant 
Randee Woodis, Office Paraprofessional

Big Woods Elementary: (763) 497-8025

Carol Newman, Administrative Assistant
Katie Jacobs, Office Paraprofessional

Fieldstone Elementary: (763) 497-0904

Rebecca Peterson, Administrative Assistant
Jodi Estep, Office Paraprofessional

St. Michael Elementary: (763) 497-4882

Jodi Suchy, Administrative Assistant
Amber Kaliszewski, Office Paraprofessional

Middle School East: (763) 497-2655

Jennifer Scheel, Administrative Assistant
Nell Cashion and Sydney Latterell, Office Paraprofessionals

Middle School West: (763) 497-4524

Jody Johanson, Administrative Assistant
Heidi Boser and Jessica Uhlenkamp, Office Paraprofessionals

High School: (763) 497-2192

Corrie Bergen, Administrative Assistant 
Jessica Brauer and Anne Zahler, Office Paraprofessionals

Knights Academy: (763) 497-2688

Mark Jansen, Knights Academy Principal

Food Service: (763) 497-3180

Glen Ritter, Food Service Supervisor
Sherry Hanson, Food Service Specialist

Maintenance: (763) 464-1307

Jason Bichler, Director of Buildings & Grounds
Rick Aulwes, Buildings & Grounds Coordinator

Transportation: (763) 497-3180

Sandie Chrobak, Special Services Coordinator

Helpful Links and Resources

District Information

2023-2024 Academic Calendar

District Map

Substitute Teacher Licensure and Preparation

Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board

Apply for a License through PELSB

Substitute Teacher Prep Course Flyer - Resource Training & Solutions

Pay Information

Substitute Teacher Pay Schedule

Payroll/Skyward Questions?

Please contact Lynn Streeter, Payroll Coordinator at (763) 497-3180, x5110, or Sherlyn Tischner, Accounting Specialist at (763) 497-3180, x5109.