Intercultural Specialists

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Intercultural Specialists connect multicultural and under-served families and students with community and school programs, resources, and events to ensure academic success.

Intercultural Specialists specialize in:

  • Promoting academic success with multicultural students
  • Educating multicultural families how to navigate the Eastern Carver County Schools educational system
  • Mediating concerns between multicultural students and schools
  • Building the bridge between diverse families and the school community
  • Promoting cultural awareness
  • Being a resource for questions and concerns for multicultural parents and students

Intercultural Specialists

Bluff Creek Elementary & Chaska High School
Virma Behnke — 612-282-4867

Carver Elementary & Pioneer Ridge Middle School
Terrell Webb — 612-460-0802

Jonathan Elementary & La Academia/Kinder Academy
Maria Johnson – 612-282-1842

Chaska Middle School West & Chanhassen High School
Lucia Mascareno – 952-679-0605

Chaska Middle School East & Family Learning Center
Emily Stewart -- 952-556-7668

Clover Ridge Elementary, Chanhassen Elementary and Victoria Elementary
Ahmed Abshir — 952-679-9753

Indian Education Intercultural Specialist & Integrated Arts Academy
Jade Jackson - 952-556-6232
Intercultural Specialist in Partnership with Carver County Public Health, Family Learning Center
Madina Abshir - 952-556-3029