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About Us

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The Marquette-Alger RESA Health Education team strives to improve the health and well-being of school age children across the Central Upper Peninsula through a variety of health education programs including: nutrition & physical activity, social emotional, and substance abuse prevention.


Kelly Sager

Kelly Sager started her career at Marquette-Alger RESA in 2011 in the Transition classrooms. She became a health education consultant in 2014. Kelly currently serves as the Regional School Health Coordinator for the central U.P., is a Certified Prevention Specialist and Youth and Teen Mental Health First Aid instructor. She received her B.S. from Michigan Technological University in Medical Technology, and went on to receive her secondary teaching certificate (health major/biology minor) and Masters in Learning Disabilities from NMU. Kelly lives in Negaunee and loves spending time with her family, watching basketball, and being outdoors. 


(906) 226-5143


Michelle Granger

Michelle Granger has been with Marquette-Alger RESA since January of 2016. She has a B.S. from NMU in Secondary Education with a double major in Health and History. She is happily married with two children. She loves living in Marquette and enjoys going on adventures with her family. Lake Superior sunsets are one of her favorite things. She enjoys hiking, swimming, snowshoeing, watching her kid's sporting activities, reading, Disney World, and the Packers.​

(906) 226-5177


Rachel Bloch

Rachel Bloch has been with Marquette-Alger RESA since November of 2013. She is currently the Program Lead for PE-Nut UP, McKinney-Vento Coordinator, a Botvin Lifeskills Educator and Mental Health First Aid Instructor. She is originally from Gladstone and now resides in Ishpeming. She has a B.S. in Community Health Education from NMU and a Master's degree in Public Health from Western Michigan University. In her free time you can find her mountain biking, skiing, reading a book, enjoying Lake Superior and spending time with her family. She has a passion for the outdoors and healthy baking!

(906) 458-7285


Haley Brasier

Haley Brasier has been with Marquette-Alger RESA since October of 2017. She is currently the project lead for LIFT-UP and an educator for Botvin LiftSkills, PE-Nut UP, and the Food Navigator program. She was born and raised near Green Bay, Wisconsin. She received her B.S. in Community Health Education from NMU and Master's degree in Public Health from the University of Michigan. She has served as an AmeriCorps Farm to School member.

Haley is passionate about local food systems and health education. In her free time she enjoys trail running, gardening, cross country skiing, cooking, and playing outside with her dog, Nelli. 

(906) 226-5116 

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