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Local News: Gehlen welcomes new staff members (8/25/21)

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Gehlen Catholic Schools have extra six new workers to this year’s roster. Pictured from remaining are, Kathleen Harr, Andrea Loutsch, Nathan Carlson, Anita Collier, Kathleen Kessenich, and Matt Schilling.

LE MARS — Gehlen Catholic Colleges welcomes 6 new certified team customers for the 2021-22 school yr.

College students and staff opened the university year on Wednesday, Aug. 25, with a entire day of courses.

Andrea Loutsch is the new PreK-6 principal, using more than the posture pursuing the retirement of Lorie Nussbaum.

Loutsch gained her bachelor’s degree and master’s diploma from Morningside School. She also holds a master’s degree in administration from the College of Northern Iowa and is working on a doctorate from the University of Northern Iowa.

Loutsch earlier taught to start with and third, Title I in Sioux Town, and served as administrator in Sioux Metropolis and West Sioux. She has also served as a professor for Buena Vista and Northwestern in literacy and distinctive education and learning.

The new first quality teacher is Kathleen Kessenich.

She is a graduate of Buena Vista University and acquired her learn of education and learning from Morningside College or university.

Kessenich’s earlier positions have been at Storm Lake General public University District for 15 several years, educating third grade and Title Reading through, carrying out homeschooled teaching for 9 many years and instructing 3rd grade for just one calendar year at Remsen St. Mary’s.

She has also served as a substitute teacher in different educational institutions above the several years.

Kathy Harr will be teaching third grade at Gehlen this year.

Harr holds a bachelor of training from the University of South Dakota, and a master of education and learning, also from the College of South Dakota.

She brings a selection of function encounters to Gehlen. For the earlier 10 decades, she has labored as a consumer assistance consultant at A&I Merchandise, a division of John Deere. Before that, she put in 3 many years instructing at West Sioux Neighborhood University District, eight yrs as a house educator, and 3 many years at Holy Loved ones Colleges in the Sioux Town Catholic Diocese in Sioux City.

Nathan Carlson is having on the elementary PE place and is also the laptop teacher.

Carlson holds a bachelor’s diploma in actual physical training from the University of Northern Iowa.

He previously was employed with Cardinal Neighborhood Faculty District as a BD/LD particular training teacher. He has also served as a substitute trainer in the Cherokee Community Faculty District.

Anita Collier will take on duties in Gehlen’s Accomplishment Center.

She retains an undergraduate diploma from Westmar Faculty, and a master’s diploma from Iowa State University.

She had previously labored as exclusive education and learning guide with the Northwest Location Schooling Agency, and also was a professor at Morningside University.

Gehlen’s new director of know-how is Mark Schilling.

Schilling attended Southern Illinois University exactly where he earned a degree in BA radio/television creation in 2004.

He provides a wealth of technology know-how from his preceding positions. He worked as a industry services technician with Century Enterprise Merchandise from 2016-2021, and as a video coordinator at the College of Minnesota from 2011-2016. He served as assistant online video coordinator at the College of Nebraska from 2006-2011 and as movie and technological know-how coordinator at Ball Point out from 2005-2006.