Kelly Collins

Mrs. Collins is a veteran educator who began her career as an English teacher at the secondary level in the Manitowoc and Green Bay public schools. For the last seven years, however, she has served the rural communities of Oconto and Peshtigo as an elementary school principal. Mrs. Collins has a passion for advocating for children and the profession and has a great deal of respect for the Appleton Area School District.

Dean of Students

Beth Verboomen 

Mrs. Verboomen comes to Ferber from Houdini Elementary School where she was a 4th, 5th and 6th grade teacher for 10 years and a special education teacher for 9 years. She is excited to start her 20th year in education through the Appleton Area School District!

In her role as the Dean of Students, she will be working closely with the teachers and the PBIS team to ensure that our students start the school year feeling connected to their teachers and their classmates.