Staff/Contact Us

For more information regarding Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School District's Special Education Services please contact one of our secretaries or any other staff listed below:

Nancy Smolensky, Secretary to Special Education Services Director, 763.682.8784 

Melanie Stenson, Special Education Services Secretary, 763.682.8722

Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School District
Special Education Office
214 1st Avenue NE
Buffalo, MN 55313
Fax: 763.682.8799

Photo of Amy Ernst, Director of Special Education Services

Director of Special Education Services

Amy Ernst
Phone: 
763.682.8721
Tessa Newby

Special Education Coordinator

Tessa Newby
Phone: 
763.682.8720

Special Education Services Secretary

Melanie Stenson
Phone: 
763.682.8722
Vicki Anderson

Audiologist

Vicki Anderson
Phone: 
763.682.8418

COTA

Carrie Mueller
Phone: 
763.682.8469
Lori Rankila

COTA

Lori Rankila
Phone: 
763.682.8761

Deaf Hard of Hearing - District Office

Rebecca Schultz
Phone: 
763.682.8716
Darcy Bodger

Occupational Therapist

Darcy Bodger
Phone: 
763.682.8719

Occupational Therapist

Jen Erickson
Phone: 
763.682.8457

Physical Therapist

Ashley Brausen
Phone: 
763.682.8724

Physically or Otherwise Health Impaired (POHI)

Sally Poesch
Phone: 
763.682.8459

Vision (VI)

Elizabeth McGarr