About Our 6A Teachers

Mrs. Heitkamp

I graduated from SSU in Marshall in 1995 and started teaching in 1996. I received my Masters in Educational Leadership in 2000. I have taught grades 4, 5, and 6 in Worthington. I am currently teaching 6th grade. I treasure the smiles that I receive everyday from the students I teach.

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Mrs. Madsen

My name is Mrs. Madsen.  After graduating from Heron Lake-Okabena-Lakefield, I began my college career at Worthington Community College (now MN West) and then transferred to Bemidji State University where I earned my B.S. degree in Elementary Education (K-6) with a specialist area of Special Education. From there, I continued my education at Mankato State University to become licensed in Emotional/Behavioral disabilities and earning my Master’s degree in Specific Learning Disabilities. I have been with District 518 since 2000; starting in Special Education and recently moving to a general education classroom. My current area of focus is 6th grade Reading/Communication Arts (English), but I have also taught Math and Geography.

I enjoy spending time with my husband and three boys, as well as my extended family and friends. In addition to raising a family and teaching at WMS, I am a volunteer EMT for my home community, teach CPR/First Aid for the American Heart Association and teach a 5th grade Faith Formation class.

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Mr. McGlauchlen

My name is Mr. McGlauchlen. I began teaching at Worthington Middle School in 2022. Prior to that, I worked as a paraprofessional at Inver Grove Heights Middle School for four years. I received my teaching licensure from Hamline University. I graduated from Knox College (Galesburg, IL) with a major in Anthropology/Sociology. While in college, I competed in football and track and field. In addition to teaching, I also serve as a coach for the Worthington High School football team and basketball team. My interests include reading, walking, baking, and drinking coffee.

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Mrs. Neugebauer

My name is Mrs. Neugebauer. I teach math in sixth grade. I attended Southwest State University where I received my teaching license with a math minor. I completed the Master’s program through Southwest State University in 2009. My entire career has been with Worthington District 518. I was hired in 2004 as a Title 1 Specialist and went to fifth grade the following year. After ten years of 5th grade, I am now enjoying sixth grade.

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Miss Wassman

My name is Miss Wassman. I teach 6th grade science and math. I attended Southwest Minnesota State University where I received my B.S. degree in Elementary Education (K-6) in 2022. I began my teaching career here at Worthington District 518 as an Interventionist at the Middle School. I am currently teaching 6th grade science and math. I enjoy getting to work with my students each day. During my free time, I like to spend time with friends and family, go for a walk, listen to music, or read a book.

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