Kerby Plante, Director, He/Him
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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, She/Her
Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
B.A., Mathematics and Statistics, University of Minnesota, Morris
Teri is a creative, competitive, and intelligent individual. In addition to her role at SCTCC, she is also a Master Jigsaw Puzzler; her team has won competitions. Her personal motto is "Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."
Seth Naslund, Writing Center/Success Skills Coordinator
Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
M.A., Rhetoric and Writing, St. Cloud State University; M.A., English Studies, St. Cloud State University; B.A., Film Studies/English Studies, St. Cloud State University; A.A., Central Lakes College
Seth is a curious, calm, and rational individual who enjoys sharing his knowledge with the students at SCTCC and seeing them grow and succeed. In addition to his work role, he is also quite skilled at juggling, impersonations, and cooking. Seth's personal motto for his life is: "Remember today. Today life is good."
Abby Welle, ESOL CAS Coordinator, She/Her
Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
B.A., Spanish, Spanish Education K-12, Teaching English as a Second Language K-12, Bethel University
Prior to working at STCCC, Abby studied abroad in Guatemala, taught English in Colombia with the Peace Corps, and spent a month traveling through southeast Asia. She enjoys getting to know students and helping them succeed. On her off days, you can find Lauren relaxing at home with her husband Ryan and son Callum.
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.
B.S., Biology, Presentation College; A.S., Chemistry, Presentation College
Danielle enjoys helping students understand their science coursework while making the learning process for science less intimidating and more enjoyable for students. She is good at baking and is a gifted singer. On a day off, you can find Danielle getting coffee at a local coffee shop.