MDE ABE staff

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) has a team of individuals who support and oversee the ABE system across the state. All MDE-ABE staff can be reached by mail at the following address:

1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, Minnesota 55113-4266
Fax: 651.634-5154

Todd Wagner: MN State Director and Adult Basic Education Supervisor
Assessment, Evaluation, and Reporting Specialist

Telephone: 651.582.8466
E-Mail: todd.wagner@state.mn.us

Laurie Rheault:  Grant Analyst (Fiscal Issues) Specialist
Telephone: 651.582.8432
E-Mail: laurie.rheault@state.mn.us

Astrid Liden: ABE Professional Development Specialist
Telephone: 651.582.8424
E-Mail: astrid.liden@state.mn.us

Brad Hasskamp:  Adult Secondary Credential and Education Policy Specialist
Telephone: 651.582.8594
E-Mail: brad.hasskamp@state.mn.us

Julie Dincau:  ABE Transitions Specialist
Telephone: 651.582.8681
E-Mail: julie.dincau@state.mn.us

Jodi Versaw: ABE Program Quality Specialist
Telephone:  651-582-8593
E-Mail:  jodi.versaw@state.mn.us

Alice Smith:  GED Records (waivers, transcripts, diplomas)
Telephone: 651.582.8445
E-Mail: alice.smith@state.mn.us

Cherie Eichinger:  Administrative Support
Telephone: 651.582.8378
E-Mail: cherie.eichinger@state.mn.us