Stephanie Palmquist Bio

Stephanie Palmquist is an Associate Ombuds and Media Specialist for the Office of the Education Ombuds.  She has worked with OEO since 2014.

Stephanie has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Augsburg College in Minneapolis, MN.  She majored in Spanish and Studio Arts with an emphasis on Photography, Film and Video Production.  She spent several years supporting local government and public education awareness through media production with both the City of Minneapolis and the Minneapolis Public Schools.

Stephanie also has a TEFL/TESL Certificate, and has spent ten years teaching English as a foreign language in several countries including South Korea, Mexico, Spain and Kuwait.  Her experiences living abroad and communicating with people who speak other languages enable her to view situations from multiple perspectives, as well as to be culturally sensitive. 

Stephanie has completed Basic Mediation Training with the Dispute Resolution Center of King County.

Stephanie has several years experience talking with families about situations in schools, and helping them navigate through processes to ensure that students have the best possible experience at school.

Stephanie speaks Spanish.