Nicholas GermanTesla Coordinator

Nicholas German

Mr. German joined the Tesla Engineering team in 2003. He brings an unprecedented level of enthusiasm to the the school and is inspiring students to achieve their potential both in and out of the classroom. His support for our students is unquestionable and he has made himself a tremendous asset to Tesla.

Mr. German is a 2002 graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Stout with a Bachelor of Science degree in Technology Education. He also received a masters degree from the University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse. Mr. German began his teaching career with the Appleton Area School District in 2002.

Jacque Smedberg

Jacquline Smedberg

Ms. Smedberg grew up in Appleton and is a proud graduate of Appleton East High School. She attended UW Stevens Point where she earned her teaching degree in regular and special education. After beginning her career with the AASD in 2006 at Roosevelt Middle School, she earned her Masters of Education in Reading through UW Oshkosh. She has served as a regular and special education teacher, a building instructional coach, and as Secondary District Instructional Coach. She earned her Principal and Director of Instruction License from eduCATE-WI. 

While not at school, Ms. Smedberg enjoys spending time with family and friends. Her two daughters are her pride and joy. Together, they enjoy traveling, going up north, and being on the water.

Ms. Smedberg is honored to serve as Associate Principal and as Principal of Tesla Engineering Charter School. Ensuring high levels of learning for all students as well as ensuring students feel a true sense of belonging to the East community is a value she holds in the highest regard. When students leave East, she hopes they feel as proud as she does to say, "Once a Patriot, always a Patriot."