School district announces retirements, resignations

The following Kenai Peninsula Borough School District faculty have resigned or retired from schools on the southern peninsula. The effective date was at the close of the 2013-2014 school year, unless otherwise noted:

Benjamin Alexander, special education resource teacher, Homer High School;

Shere Baechler, special education preschool teacher, Paul Banks Elementary School; 

Mark Casseri, math teacher, Homer High School;

Roberta Creamer, speech language pathologist, Chapman School;

Casey Davis, school psychologist, Homer Middle School;

Neil Denny, special education resource teacher, Nanwalek School; 

Justin Derks, math-science teacher, Susan B. English School;

Judith Eckert, special education intensive needs teacher, West Homer Elementary School;

Jennifer Edwards, occupational therapist, Paul Banks Elementary School;

Suzanne Haines, facilitator gifted teacher, West Homer Elementary School;

Frances Ann Heimbuch, third grade teacher, West Homer Elementary School;

Jamie Hughes, elementary teacher, Port Graham School; 

Mary Kmetz-Casseri, special education resource teacher-culinary arts teacher, Homer High School; 

David Larson, language arts teacher, Homer High School;

Cindy Masloski, instructional technology coach, Homer Middle School;

Melinda Michener, interventionist teacher-generalist teacher, Ninilchik School;

Emily Putney, fifth grade teacher, West Homer Elementary School;

Mark Putney, social studies-language arts teacher, Homer High School;

Kurtis Schoenberg, migrant teacher-Title I teacher, Razdolna School;

Sonya Selanoff, fourth-fifth grade teacher, Nanwalek School;

Katherine Serge-Hoeschen, language arts teacher, Voznesenka School;

Sheryl Sotelo, sixth grade teacher who has been on leave of absence, McNeil Canyon Elementary School, effective April 23, 2014;

Judy Standafer, principal-teacher, Susan B. English School;

Jeffrey Szarzi, science-math, vocational education teacher, Homer Flex School;

Maretta Taylor, first grade teacher, Chapman School, effective March 19, 2014;

Josh Tone, secondary generalist teacher, Port Graham School.