Stephanie Palmquist Bio

Stephanie Palmquist is the Media and Database Coordinator for the Office of the Education Ombuds.  She has worked with OEO since 2014.  She oversees OEO's website content, social media, publications, translations and news bulletins.  Stephanie works closely to ensure accessibility across OEO's media platforms.  If you encounter any difficulties accessing OEO's publications, please email Stephanie for assistance.

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 over 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.