Sanford Middle School Social Workers


Jaimee Ostapoff6th Grade (Teams: Wildcats and Fireworks), SPAN/SB3 (Team Avengers)

Monday-Friday: 8:30-4:00  Ph: 612-668-4930  Email:


Julie Sailors7th Grade (Teams: Jaguars and Tenacious), DCD/ASD (Team Explorers)

Monday-Friday: 8:30 – 4:00  Ph: 612-668-4903  Email:


Becky Wessman – 8th Grade (Teams: Inquiry and Motivation), DCD (Team Explorers)

Monday-Friday: 8:30-4:00  Phone: 612-668-4916  Email:


Birgit Larson – DHH




The Sanford Middle School Social Workers help to provide support services to students and their families:


  • Mental Health Support
  • Social Emotional Groups
  • Special Ed/504s
  • Facilitate MTSS interventions
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Homeless and Highly Mobile
  • Attendance Team



  • Support Positive Building Climate
  • Support equity initiatives
  • Support GLBTQ students
  • Community resources/Supports
  • Restorative Justice practices
  • Abuse/Neglect/Child Protection