Welcome Parents!

We are truly thankful for your trust in us to prepare your child for success in life. The faculty and staff at Franklin Academy are devoted to delivering individualized attention to all of our students and meeting each of their unique needs. We look forward to partnering with each of you in order to provide the best educational opportunity for your child. Through this partnership, we believe the academic, social, and life skills your child will develop during their time at Franklin Academy will truly set them up for future success. Below you will find information and resources relevant to parents of Franklin Academy students.

If you have any general questions, please contact office@franklinmn.org or call 952-737-6900.

Resources, Information & More

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Camp Resources
Behavioral Resources

A list to links of helpful behavior resources can be found on our Resource Center page.

Sick Policy
Health Statement


Sick Policy
General Symptom Checklist


Who to Contact?

Information or questions regarding the following topics should be addressed to the specified contact below.

  • Academic curriculum, progress, what are you teaching?
  • Homework
  • Google classroom

Contact your child’s teacher directly

  • Behavior, SEL curriculum, progress, what are you teaching?
  • Friendships, relationships

Contact your child’s classroom behavior therapist, and cc: your child’s teacher as well

  • Absences, tardies

Contact our Administrative Assistant at office@franklinmn.org.

  • IEPs and Evaluations

Contact our Manager of Special Education, Sarah Makarem at sarah.makarem@franklinmn.org 

  • Transcripts

Contact our Student Services Coordinator, Grace Yemma-Tschumper at grace.yemma-tschumper@franklinmn.org

  • School staff
  • School model
  • Safety

Contact our Principal, Kim Strandemo, at kim.strandemo@franklinmn.org.

  • Family engagement
  • Volunteer opportunities

Contact our Parent Connections Volunteer Donna Grubka at donna.grubka@franklinmn.org.

  • Mental Health supports
  • Group therapy information

Contact our Intake and Operations Coordinator, Luella Ramberg, at therapyservices@franklinmn.org.

  • Advancement
  • Alumni events
  • Community engagement
  • Fundraising

Contact our Director of Strategic Advancement, Drew Coursin, and drew.coursin@franklinmn.org

  • Clubs
  • Service Learning
  • Sports
  • InVivo Learning
  • Summer Programming

Contact our Enrichment Program Manager, Chloe Herzog, at chloe.herzog@franklinmn.org

  • Family referrals
  • Admissions
  • Enrollment
  • Tuition Assistance/Scholarships
  • Tours

Contact our Admissions Director, Paul Gloudemans, at paul.gloudemans@franklinmn.org.

  • TADS Financial Aid
  • Veracross 
  • Tuition and billing

Contact our Director of Finance, Molly Tellijohn, at molly.tellijohn@franklinmn.org

  • If concerns exist after exhausting above resources

Contact our Executive Director, Kim Snow at kim.snow@franklinmn.org.

Parent Teacher Organization

The mission of Franklin Academy’s Parent Teacher Organization is to support and enhance the educational experiences of Franklin Academy’s students and to promote open communication and understanding between Franklin Academy’s teachers, staff and parents. The PTO is a vital part of Franklin Academy. All are welcome to join!