Fort Dodge Community School District

Registration Deadline July 26 ***** Paraeducator Hiring Fair July 29

Freshman Academy Staff

Dr. Kenneth Hayes

Principal

Dr. Hayes has been an educator for more than 26 years, with over 18 years’ experience in administration. Prior to joining Fort Dodge Senior High, Dr. Hayes served as Assistant Principal at Marshalltown High School from 2004 through 2016. Prior to that, he served as the High School Principal at...

Corey Moody

Case Manager/Mentoring Coordinator

Favorite Quotes: "It is never too late to be what you might have been." - George Eliot and "You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them." - Michael Jordan Mr. Moody received his Associate of Arts degree from Iowa Central Community College. He then completed his...

Carrie Traver

School Counselor

Favorite Quote: "Be STRONG enough to stand alone, SMART enough to know when you need help, and BRAVE enough to ask for it." - unknown Ms. Traver received her Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Science Education and her Master of Science in Counseling and Student Personnel-Professional School Counseling...

Scott Danielson

Dean of Students

Favorite Quote: "Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard." Mr. Danielson is entering his third year as Dean of Students at Fort Dodge Senior High. Prior to coming to FDSH, Mr. Danielson was Dean of Students at Washington High School in Washington, Iowa. Mr. Danielson began his educational...

Kristina Greenfield

English Language Arts Instructor

Favorite Quote: "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that has." - Margaret Mead Prior to teaching at Fort Dodge, Mrs. Greenfield has sixteen years of experience teaching in a language arts classroom. After graduating from Ames High...

Jill Powell

English/Reading Instructor

Favorite Quote: "The more you read the more things you'll know. The more that you learn the more places you'll go." - Dr. Seuss Ms. Powell received her Associate Arts degree from Iowa Central Community College. She continued her education at Buena Vista University graduating Magna Cum Laude with a...

Julie Mann

Special Education Instructor

Favorite Quote: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes Mrs. Mann has been an educator for 26 years, with experience in the classroom as well as school administration. Her career adventure has led her to work...

William Foval

Math Instructor

Favorite Quote: "Inclusion is not simply about physical proximity. It is about intentionally planning for the success of all students." Mr. Foval received a bachelor's degree with a double major in mathematics and secondary education from Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, in 2006. He will began work toward his...

Josh Smith

Math Instructor

Favorite Quote: "To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you." Mr. Smith has a bachelor's degree in mathematics teaching from the University of Northern Iowa. He also received a master's degree in Educational Administration from Fort Hays State University....

Mallory Krohn

Science Instructor

Favorite quote: "If it doesn’t make the world a better place, don’t do it." - Kid President Ms. Krohn graduated from Drake University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Education. She also graduated from Drake in 2015 with a Master of Science in Education Leadership. This is her...

Lauren Winter

Science Instructor

Favorite Quote: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” –Maya AngelouMrs. Winter is entering her third year of teaching. During her first year, she taught 6th grade science at George Washington Carver...

Dan Adams

Social Studies Instructor

Favorite Quote: "In life, true joy comes from being fully present in each and every moment and not just when things are going your way." Mr. Adams received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Northern Iowa in 2000. He also received a Master of Arts from UNI in...

Annie Noble

Social Studies Instructor

Favorite Quote: "I wish it need not have happened in my time," said Frodo. "So do I, " said Gandalf, "and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time...

Dennys Canto

Spanish Instructor

Favorite Quote: "Doubt kills more dreams than failure every will." - Suzy Kassem Prior to accepting the Freshman Academy position to teach Spanish, Mr. Canto was a behavioral interventionist at Butler Elementary and taught Spanish at PRIDE. Before moving to Fort Dodge in 2011, he lived in St. Louis where...

Shawn Sande

Instructional Strategist I

Favorite Quote: “Don’t tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footprints on the moon.” Paul Brandt Shawn Sande has been a teacher for 19 years. Before becoming part of Fort Dodge Senior High, she taught and ran Happy Face Preschool in Rockwell City for a year. Mrs. Sande...

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