Starting October 25th, 2017, John Bronson will take over as Mrs. Pfeiffer's long-term substitute School Counselor until early February while she is on maternity leave. Welcome to Akin Road, John!

More info on Mr. Bronson:
I spent the first 7 weeks of this school year working as a middle school in St. Paul as a School Counselor in a long-term substitute position. Prior to becoming a school counselor I worked for 8.5 years for the Eagan YMCA running and before and after-school program at an elementary school in Apple Valley.

Outside of school I enjoy spending time with family and friends, being outside, trying new restaurants and attending sports events and concerts. I am looking forward meeting the Akin Road Elementary community and excited to become a part of it.

More info on Mrs. Pfeiffer:
My name is Jody Pfeiffer. This is my fifth year at Akin Road Elementary, and I am so excited to continue working with our wonderful community of staff, students, and families!  This is my ninth year working as a school counselor, and I love that I get to help all students be and do their best!

My husband and I live in Farmington with our 2 cats, and are expecting twins right around Halloween! We love going camping, and are working on a goal of visiting all 74 MN State Parks. 
I assist Akin Road Students with:
  • Academic Support
  • School-wide Character Education
  • Social Skill-building
  • Behavior Interventions
  • Small Group Counseling Support
  • Community Referrals
  • 504 Accomodation Plans

  • If you have any questions or concerns about your child, call me at (651) 460-1703, e-mail me at  or stop by the between 8:00-4:00 Monday-Friday. During Mrs. Pfeiffer's maternity leave (Oct. 25th - early February), Mr. Bronson's email address is Phone number and office hours remain the same.
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