Ms. Katy Schalla Lesiak
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Email: katy.schalla@mpls.k12.mn.us

Google voice: 612-405-0185

Hi! I’m a pediatric nurse practitioner and came to Sheridan to work as a school nurse because it’s the best place for public health! Health is about physical, mental, social, and emotional well-being. I view my job as being a partner with students, their family, their teachers and other staff to help kids learn and grow. That can mean helping families connect to health resources; making sure any health needs are met at school so a student can focus on learning; supporting nutrition and exercise; or just listening to learn what it is that a person needs on a given day.

When I’m not in school, I’m usually with my family, reading, outside running or biking. Minneapolis Public Schools is a big part of our family – both my husband and I work at MPS, and our child is a middle-schooler at Anwatin.

I speak Spanish, and am trying to learn Somali (but that might take me a long time!)