The Focus Program

  • Focus is ISD 728's setting IV program for students in grades 6-12. The program involves intensive short-term, self-contained Special Education services that focus on teaching social competency, emotional regulation, and social skills to provide students with necessary skills to successfully return to their neighborhood school.

    The core academic instruction in the areas of literacy, reading, writing, and math utilize both general education curriculum and specialized instruction to meet the individual needs of each student.

Contact Us!

  • Joanna Wuornos
    Special Education Coordinator 
    763-241-3400 Extension1262

    Aubri Lindberg
    Special Education Lead Teacher
    763-241-3470 Extension 2642

    Hali Weisberg
    Special Education Teacher - (Case Manager for students in grade 6)
    763-241-3450 Extension 2688

    Allan David
    Special Education Teacher - (Case Manager for students in grades 7-12)

    763-241-3450 Extension 2669

    Carley Sorensen
    School Social Worker (Working with students in grade 6)
    763-241-3450 Extension 2668

    Bethany Almos
    School Social Worker (Working with students in grades 7-12)
    763-241-3450 Extension 2669

    Focus is located within VandenBerge Middle School
    948 Proctor St. NW,
    Elk River, MN 55330