Therese Hansen is the Principal at South Maple Elementary. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Education from Central Michigan University and a Master’s of Education from Grand Valley State University. Mrs. Hansen has held many positions at Gaylord Community Schools including classroom teacher, Title I reading specialist, special education teacher, special education lead teacher and is currently in her 14th year as Principal at South Maple Elementary. Mrs. Hansen was also a special education teacher at Kingsley Area Schools.
A native of Gaylord, Mrs. Hansen is married to Kevin and they have 2 sons, Matthew and Robb. When not at South Maple, Mrs. Hansen enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, kayaking, playing pickleball, snowshoeing, cross country skiing and reading.