Intercultural Specialists

Intercultural Specialists connect multicultural and underserved families and students with community and school programs, resources, and events to ensure academic success.

Intercultural Specialists specialize in:

  • Promoting academic success with multicultural students
  • Educating multicultural families how to navigate the Eastern Carver County Schools educational system
  • Mediating concerns between multicultural students and schools
  • Building the bridge between diverse families and the school community
  • Promoting cultural awareness
  • Being a resource for questions and concerns for multicultural parents and students
Building & Grounds

Contact an Intercultural Specialist if you:

  • Have questions about your child’s school
  • Need help communicating with your school
  • Want your child more involved in after school or community activities
  • Want help in early childhood education or planning for after high school
  • Need help connecting to community resources
  • Have questions about Community Education
    • Adult English language classes, Family literacy program, Other options for family learning


Ramla Abdi
Intercultural Specialist
(952) 687-7918
Madeleine Arenas
Intercultural Specialist
(952) 556-7318
Nayely Becerra
Intercultural Specialist
(612) 930-6376
Virma Behnke
Intercultural Specialist
(612) 282-4867
Nadaa Hassan
Intercultural Specialist
(952) 679-9753
Maria Johnson
Intercultural Specialist
(612) 282-1842
Joe Johnston
Intercultural Specialist
(612) 282-4768
Lucia Seeman
Intercultural Specialist
(952) 679-0605
Khambay Sivongsay
Intercultural Specialist
(612) 388-4130