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Faculty and Staff

 
Destiny Sparks, Executive Director. Educated at Bethel and St. Mary’s, Destiny has worked in education for over 20 years and in the charter school community for a majority of that time. In her charter school tenure, she has worked as a paraprofessional, special education teacher, English teacher, district assessment coordinator, school board chair, director of education, and currently Executive Director. In her spare time, Destiny enjoys spending time with her three sons, the family pets, and reading. 

Email: dsparks@watershedhs.org
 
Jason Kinsley - Social Studies. Jason was educated in sculpture at the University of Iowa and curriculum/instruction at the University of St. Thomas. This is Jason's 11th year of teaching. He enjoys writing, art history, and boxing.


Email: 
jkinsley@watershedhs.org

 
Alan Stellpflug – Science. Alan has an American Chemical Society accredited Bachelors degree from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. He spent over 20 years in California working briefly for a software development company and then spending 15 years working for a large Biotech company near San Francisco. He finally decided to follow his passion for education by completing his Minnesota Educators License at Saint Mary’s University. 
When not teaching, Alan likes to play spend time with his family and kids, work with his rescued Pit-Bull Roman (he is a trained therapy dog) and play computer games.

Email: astellpflug@watershedhs.org

 
Hayley Vetsch - English. Hayley graduated in May 2015 with a degree in Teaching Communication Arts and Literature. She has been influenced by generations of teachers in her family and has always wanted to be an English teacher. She has volunteered in many settings, taught in a preschool, student taught at several schools in Duluth and has a background in radio and with theater. She looks forward to the start of her career at Watershed with a lot of excitement! In her spare time, Hayley likes to go hiking, play and record music, and cook.

Email: hvetsch@watershedhs.org


 

Andrea Cuellar - Special Education.

Email:acuellar@watershedhs.org
 

Callie McInnes - Special Education.  Callen graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire with a degree in English Education and Special Education in May 2016. Helping people learn and grow both academically and individually is Callie's passion. She has worked with individuals with disabilities in many settings, including working as a volunteer in several community programs and as a camp counselor. She strives to bring out the strengths in her students and help them become prepared for life after school. When she's not at school, Callie enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her dog. She loves to read, bake, and be outdoors! Callie could not be more excited to start her teaching career at Watershed High School!

E-Mail: cmcinnes@watershedhs.org

 

 Jeana Amsler - School Counselor. Jeana completed her MS in School Counseling from Capella University in March 2014 and her BA in Strategic Communication from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities in 2007. She has spent the past 10 years working in higher education and is excited to return to working with high school students at Watershed High School. Jeana enjoys seeing students grow and develop their own personal strengths. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, swimming, trying new recipes, and going to the Minnesota State Fair.

jamsler@watershedhs.org
763-245-2563
 

Daphne Bodene - Educational Assistant. Daphne holds degrees from the University of Minnesota in Theatre Arts and Design. In addition to her work at Watershed, she is a textile artist, a passionate advocate of arts in school, and has been employed at Whittier International IB World School Community Education since 2003. She and her husband have a daughter and son - both Watershed graduates! She encourages everyone to support Bat Conservation International. 

Email: 
dbodene@watershedhs.org

 

Vikki Gilligan- Office Manager. Attended St. Catherine's University. Vikki has worked in schools since 1999.
She and her husband have raised 4 children, a very large black Lab, and two cats. When not helping students, Vikki can be found at the rugby pitch cheering on her sons or enjoying time with her family.

Email: vgilligan@watershedhs.org
 

 Marc Gutman - Math Teacher Emeritus. Marc holds a Masters in Math Education from the University of Minnesota and began working as an educator in 1998.  He is a Musician, Origamist, and spent two years traveling the country with a musical show about Calculus.  Marc currently resides in Minneapolis where he continues to compose and record new songs about Math. While Marc has decided to move on to follow other career goals, he remains a positive influence at Watershed High School and will be seen from time to time giving staff and students a hand.

Email:
 mgutman@watershedhs.org