MCW buses will pick up as normal on Tuesday (3/19/19) morning.  Buses will run on paved roads only in the afternoon.

School will be in session on Monday, April 22 and Friday, May 31. 

In addition, the District will be extending seven school days.  For more information on these extended days follow THIS LINK.

Karen McConnell, LICSW
Karen McConnell, LICSW
Hello. I am Karen McConnell and I am the Martin County West Elementary School Social Worker. I serve families and children in grades Kindergarten thru Grade 6 in the Sherburn, and Trimont buildings.

As a School Social Worker I help students:
*understand themselves and others
*build self-esteem
*cope with stress
*develop self-discipline
*learn problem solving skills

As a School Social Worker I help parents:
*actively participate in their children’s education
*identify and meet their children’s social and emotional needs
*learn new parenting skills
*connect with school and community resources

I have a Bachelor’s and a Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Iowa. I have been employed as a social worker for over 30 years. I live with my husband Pat outside of Sherburn. Pat is a Boiler Operator. I have two adult children Shannon and Michael.

Contact: Karen McConnell