Welcome to the Special Education Assessment Team Page!

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Have a great summer from the Special Education Assessment Team! See you in the fall of 2017!

My name is Kari Scheffler and I am the School Psychologist for the Redwood Area School District. My Bachelor of Science Degree in psychology is from Minnesota State University Moorhead. I earned my Master of Science Degree in School Psychology from University of Wisconsin Stout. I have also earned my Education Specialist Degree from University of Wisconsin Stout.

I serve as the coordinator for the Special Education Assessment Team (SEAT Team). Together we evaluate students to determine eligibility for special education services. I am also a member of the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) team at Reede Gray to help implement the Cardinal Code.

Contact me with any questions at kscheffler@redwoodareaschools.com or 507.644.8074 (MS/HS), 507.644.7204 (RG)




Hello! My name is Lyndsay Serbus and I am a member of the Redwood Area School District's Special Education Assessment Team. I am a special education teacher with licenses in the areas of Early Childhood Education, Developmental and/or Cognitive Disabilities, Emotional and/or Behavioral Disabilities, and Academic and Behavioral Specialist.  With the end of this 2016 - 2017 school year closing, this completes my second year serving on the Special Education Assessment team, however, I have been a special education teacher for the district for 5 years. During the assessment process, I meet with parents and teachers to complete forms and checklists, assess students academic strengths and weaknesses, determine post secondary needs, and assist with behavior assessments. I currently serve students birth through age 21. 

I am proud to be a 2006 Redwood Valley High School graduate and happy to be serving my home town community. After completing high school, I attended Alexandria Technical College and received my A.S degree in Child Development. I then went on to attend Southwest Minnesota State University and completed my B.S degree in Early Childhood Education with a Minor in Special Education. The following year, I received my M.S in Special Education. 

Please feel free to contact me with any questions at or 507-644-8115.