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Meet Our Staff

Chris Brandt

Director - Student Engagement

The Director of Student Engagement supports our schools in the enforcement and application of federal, state, and local laws regarding student discipline. In addition, the director partners with the Student Engagement Steering Committee in reviewing and helping to maintain School Board policies regarding student discipline.  The director also serves as part of the District Eleven Restorative Practices Implementation Leadership Team.



Megan Savala

Administrative Specialist

As a member of the Office of Student Engagement, Megan is responsible for fielding calls regarding discipline issues, scheduling expulsion due process hearings, and supporting students and families throughout the expulsion period.  Her background in social work allows her to consider the needs of students and families to make community resource referrals that support students to be effective members of our D-11 community. Megan also supports administrators, registrars, and other departments concerning discipline processes and procedures.   She is a vital part of the team and ensures confidentiality.


Karrie Wymer

Attendance Coordinator

As a Student Engagement Office member for eighteen years, Karrie assists with attendance, truancy, and compliance with Colorado Compulsory Attendance Law.  She ensures that no student loses educational opportunities as a result of absences. The major priority is to investigate attendance matters, reduce student absenteeism and tardiness, and prevent students from dropping out or leaving school prior to graduation. She also coordinates and supervises the work of attendance administrators and staff as part of the training and legal process for truancy.  Karrie loves to travel, hike, paint, and play volleyball during her free time.



Candance Wiggins

Student Engagement and Attendance Specialist



Lossie Ortiz

Restorative Practices Specialist

Lossie has been with District Eleven for 37 years!  He was a math teacher for the first 23 years of his career and has since been a restorative practitioner.  His first five years were at North Junior High and the remainder was at Palmer High School.  Currently, as a member of the Student Engagement Office, Lossie works as the Restorative Practices Specialist.  Some of his hobbies are spending time with his family, enjoying nature, walking his dog, and reading.


Dr. Jennifer Schulte

Facilitator Student Engagement




Jessie Johnson

Student Engagement Specialist

Jesse has been in the field of education for 14 years working at the primary, secondary, and collegiate levels. For the past 4 years, she has been working with District Eleven.  Currently, in the Office of Student Engagement, Jesse says "I am learning from and enjoying my position in D11 as a K-8 Engagement Specialist."  She loves spending time enjoying the outdoors in our beautiful state with her family.


Sarah Wilson

Student Engagement Specialist

In the Office of Student Engagement, Sarah serves as a K-8 Engagement Specialist for District Eleven. She has been in education for 9 years and has been with District Eleven for the past 5 years.  Sarah has a background as a school counselor and is passionate about collaborating with schools across the district and partnering with teachers, counselors, administration, and staff to develop initiatives to further engage our students. Sarah attended Montana State University Bozeman, where she earned a degree in Family Science and Child Services. She then earned her Master's degree in Education-School Counseling from Northern Arizona University.  During Sarah's free time, she loves to travel and go on outdoor adventures with her husband and son.