About Mr. C.


My name is James Callerstrom (Mr. C.) and I am incredibly excited to be at Bethune this year! This is my second year as a Special Education Resource Teacher in Minneapolis Public Schools, and my first at Bethune. 

I grew up in south Minneapolis, and graduated from South High School. I have my BA in Sociology from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, my M.Ed in Youth Development from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and my Special Education licensure from the University of St. Thomas. I have a twin sister who also works as a Special Education teacher in the Mounds View School District. 

My classroom is a community, where everyone can expect respect, support, and friendship. Students receive individualized support and engage in critical thinking. Students from every culture, level of exceptionality and gender feel welcome and positively challenged.

I embrace family involvement, and look forward to working with you to create an amazing school year for your student!

If you have any questions, please contact me at james.callerstrom@mpls.k12.mn.us