About Our 7A Teachers

Mr. Doeden

My name is Mr. Doeden and I teach 7th grade Life Science at Worthington Middle School. I hold an Associate of Arts Degree from Crossroads College, a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology and a minor in chemistry from the University of Minnesota, and a Master of Science degree in Educational Leadership from Southwest Minnesota State University. Before being hired by District 518 in 2000, I worked for seven years for an animal health biologics company in their diagnostic laboratory.

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Mrs. Iverson

Mrs. Iverson started her teaching career in 1991 at what was then Worthington Junior High. She taught math and Spanish in grades 7-9. More recently, she has taught 7th grade math.

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Mr. Ludemann

My name is Mr. Ludemann and I teach 7th grade American History here at WMS. I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in History and Secondary Education, and my Master’s Degree in K-12 School Administration from South Dakota State University. I want to help my students to find that learning is exciting, while being able to provide them with the tools and knowledge they need to be successful in life. I encourage students to seek out answers and strive for knowledge through critical thinking in everything they do. Feel free to drop and by and introduce yourself.

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Mrs. McGaughey

My name is Mrs. McGaughey. I have been teaching English at the middle school since 1999. I first started teaching 8th grade, but for the past 5 to 6 years I have taught 7th. I enjoy challenging the students to higher level thinking and enjoy their expressions when they succeed.

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Ms. Werder

Hi my name is Caitlin Werder and I am a ELL teacher for both 7th and 8th grade. I received my degree in teaching English as a second language from Bethel University in 2012. I taught ELl students in Wisconsin for three years. I love teaching students because I get to learn so much from them, as they do from me! I love to travel and have had the opportunity to study abroad in Fiji and visit other places such as Germany, Austria, France, and Great Britain. I am also the dance team coach and love that I get to continue to do something that I so dearly love.

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