Those who lead and inspire teachers.

Great Prairie AEA connects school leaders to resources that enhance the effectiveness of their work of directing, supporting, and sustaining district-wide and/or building-wide school improvement.

Contact your District's Regional Director below for support.

Important contacts

Staff Directory
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Jamie Cranston, Ph.D.

Regional Director

641-682-8591 Email Jamie Cranston, Ph.D.
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Michelle Deshler

Regional Director

641-682-8591 Email Michelle Deshler
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Angelisa Fynaardt, Ph.D.

Assistant Administrator/Director of Special Education

641-682-8591 Email Angelisa Fynaardt, Ph.D.
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Dennis Gourley

Chief Financial Officer

641-682-8591 Email Dennis Gourley
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Michelle Harris

Regional Director

641-682-8591 Email Michelle Harris
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Nathan Wood

Chief Administrator

641-682-8591 Email Nathan Wood
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Amanda Seeley

Interim Regional Director

641-682-8591 Email Amanda Seeley
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Alan Schwarte

Regional Director

641-682-8591 Email Alan Schwarte
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Shawn Stringer

Director of District Services

641-682-8591 Email Shawn Stringer
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Angela Livezey

Director of Professional Learning & Leadership

641-682-8591 Email Angela Livezey