Nancy Schmidt has been a member of the ESU staff since 1977. Nancy is a special education secretary who works with SPED staff and administrators within the ESU 5 service area. Nancy enjoys the challenges involved in special education paperwork, never knowing what the next day might bring, but always ready to help. She enjoys working with her co-workers. . When not working, Nancy enjoys spending time with her husband, Russ, kids -- Brian, Sandie, and Owen Schmidt, and Jennifer and Myles Rasmussen. She enjoys anything involving working outside but especially working in the yard and flowers, as well as fishing and camping when there is time.