Your CAS Staff

Get to know the CAS staff

Kerby Plante, Director

Monday-Friday,  8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 320.308.5920

E-mail: kplante@sctcc.edu

 

Kerby Plante serves as the Director of the Mary Stangler Center for Academic Success.  He has a Master of Social Work degree from Augsburg College as well as a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Concordia College (Moorhead).  Kerby has been working in education support and student assistance since 2001 when he worked for Upward Bound at the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University.  He was fortunate to be able to join SCTCC in January 2010 and has enjoyed his employment ever since.  Kerby has also taught classes in social work, grant writing, and diversity/social justice.  Outside of work, Kerby likes to stay active through exercising, golfing, and doing other outdoor activities with his wife and three children.

Official CAS Welcome from the Director, Kerby Plante

Teri Johnson, Math Coordinator

Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Phone: 320.308.5920

E-mail: tjohnson@sctcc.edu

 

Teri Johnson serves as a Math Coordinator of the Mary Stangler Center for Academic Success. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Minnesota-Morris. Teri was thrilled to join SCTCC in 2010 and has been the perfect asset to the CAS ever since. Teri tutored in both high school and college and also did some private tutoring for the ACT and MCA [Math] tests. This experience gave her a diverse skill set to utilize as the Math Center Coordinator. Outside of work, Teri likes to watch movies, specifically the “awesomely bad ones”, and spending time with her cute dog.

Jillian Mergen, Writing/Success Skills Coordinator

Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Phone: 320.308.5983

E-mail: jmergen@sctcc.edu

 

Jillian Mergen serves as the Writing Center Coordinator of the Mary Stangler Center for Academic Success and the Success Skills Coordinator in SCTCC’s Success Skills Program. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English: Rhetorical and Applied Writing and a Master of Arts Degree in English: Rhetoric and Writing. Jillian joined SCTCC in October 2014 after working for three years as a Technical Writer in the software industry. Outside of the CAS, Jillian enjoys gardening, reading, playing with her cats, and binge watching 90’s-era television shows and BBC period miniseries.

Shaun Keeley, Math/Success Skills Coordinator

Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Phone: 320.308.6456

E-mail: skeeley@sctcc.edu

 

Shaun is a Math Coordinator for the Mary Stangler Center for Academic Success and a Success Skills Coordinator for SCTCC’s Success Skills Program. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics Education from St. Cloud State University, and is working toward a Masters Degree in Applied Statistics from Texas A&M University. Before joining SCTCC in September 2015, Shaun worked as a high school math teacher and tutor, and as a high school soccer coach. Outside of work, Shaun enjoys playing golf, watching inspirational sports movies, cooking (especially now that he’s good at it), and reading.

Danielle Naumann, Science/Success Skills Coordinator

Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Phone: 320.308.5245

E-mail: dnaumann@sctcc.edu

 

Danielle Naumann serves as the Science Center Coordinator in the Mary Stangler Center for Academic Success.  She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and an Associate of Science Degree in Chemistry from Presentation College in Aberdeen, South Dakota.  Danielle spent time as a tutor throughout her undergraduate coursework before joining the CAS in January 2016.  When Danielle isn’t at work she loves spending time with her family and lounging around watching movies with her cat.

Student Tutors

Lauren: all reading/writing classes Josh: General Chemistry Abby: all reading/writing classes
Rose: all math classes Cody: all math classes Myia: all reading/writing classes
Rashidat: all reading/writing classes, General Biology, Anatomy and Physiology I & II Jessica: General Biology, Anatomy and Physiology I & II Cheyenne: General Biology, Anatomy and Physiology I & II
Mel: all reading/writing classes, Microeconomics Blayne: Logic Joyce: Accounting
Nicole: all reading/writing classes, Logic Sunni: all reading/writing classes Megan: all reading/writing classes
Chad: all reading/writing classes, electronics Steven: Accounting, all reading/writing classes, Intro to Computers,Life Span Psychology, Legal Environment of Business  

Do you still not see your subject area? The Mary Stangler Center for Academic Success does have a process so that every student, staff or faculty member seeking tutoring has access to our services. To start this process, please fill out the Tutor Request Form and return to Kerby Plante in person in the CAS or by email at kplante@sctcc.edu

Interested in becoming a tutor?

Visit the CAS Employment page for more information.