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Sumner Elementary School

805 8th Avenue NW
Austin, MN 55912
School Hours: 8:00AM - 2:30PM

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Staff Spotlight: Shari Michels

At Austin Public Schools, our mission is to inspire, empower, and accelerate every one of our learners, and we know that the only way for us to reach this goal is through the efforts of all our incredibly hard-working staff.  

In this week’s Staff Spotlight, we’re highlighting Woodson Kindergarten Center Occupational Therapist Shari Michels.

"Shari Michels comes to work each day with positive energy and a passion for what she does. She has a wealth of knowledge and expertise to share and is a valuable member of the teams she serves to support children, families, and teachers."


If you’d like to nominate an outstanding Austin Public Schools staff member for our weekly Staff Spotlight, please take a moment to fill out the form at  It only takes a minute and can truly make someone’s day.  Thanks!