Administration and Office Staff

Staci Allison

Dean of Students

E: staci.allison@dmschools.org

Biography

Education

  • Iowa State University- Master's Degree in Administration PreK-12th Grade and Special Education
  • Upper Iowa University- Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with endorsements in Reading and Language Arts

Teaching Experience

  • Dean of Students- 2 Years
  • Instructional Coach- 2 Years
  • 3rd Grade
  • 4th Grade

Family/Hobbies

  • My husband is an Assistant Principal at an elementary school and we have 3 young daughters. We enjoy spending time with our girls, watching the Iowa Hawkeyes and being around family and friends.

Heather McClelland

Office Manager

E: heather.mcclelland@dmschools.org

Biography

I'm one of the original staff at River Woods, having worked here since the building opened in 2000.  I am married and have 4 children ranging in age from 17 to 24.  My husband is a teacher and coach at Lincoln High School, so you will find me at many events there.  In my free time, I enjoy reading, photography, and going to the movies.

 

Liz Robles

Office Assistant

E: elizabeth.robles@dmschools.org

Traci Shipley

Principal

P: (515) 242-8433 | E: Traci.Shipley@dmschools.org

Class Description

Education

  • University of Northern Iowa- Advance Studies in Educational Leadership; Administration PreK-12 and Special Education
  • Drake University- Master's Degree in Education with emphasis on Special Education; Consultant Endorsement
  • Grand View College- Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with endorsements in Early Childhood, Social Studies and Special Education

Teaching Experience

  • Dean of Students- 2 Years
  • Special Education Consultant - 7 years
  • Behavior Interventionist - 2 year
  • Special Education K-3 - 10 years

Family/Hobbies

  • I love spending time with my husband Harry, and 2 teenage daughters, Miranda (18) and Natalie (15).  We have lived in the Easter Lake area for the past 18 years.  I stay busy with my children's activities and traveling with my family.

Carole Voorhis

Nurse

E: carole.voorhis@dmschools.org