November 5, 2008

Job Well Done!

July through October have been busy months for the licensure program with 25 students receiving endorsement for administrative licensure. Kudos to the following dedicated, hardworking souls!

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November 3, 2008

EdPA Alum Featured in Star Tribune

According to the StarTribune, St. Paul's Ames Elementary "has all the ingredients needed to make a failing school." So how did EdPA alum Delores Henderson (Ph.D., educational policy and administration, '82) lead the school to success? Read How One Failing School Made the Grade to learn what she did to transform her school into a community of high achievers.

October 13, 2008

A Round of Applause for . . .

Chuck Ochocki, former dean of students at South St. Paul High School, who this year became assistant principal for Stillwater Junior High School.

Al Ickler, who has been settling into his new role as executive director of community education for Robbinsdale Area Schools.

James Caldwell, former dean of students at Forest Lake High School, who is now an associate principal at Anoka High School.

August 1, 2008

A Round of Applause For . . .

Belinda Green, who is the new principal of St. Paul's Maxfield Magnet School of Academic Excellence. Belinda was formerly an assistant principal in the Anoka-Hennepin school district.

Armando Camacho, who recently became the president of Neighborhood House, a not-for-profit organization that helps people, families and organizations develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to thrive in diverse communities. Read more about Armando--a Neighborhood House alum himself--by clicking here.

Kim Riesgraf, who is the new assistant superintendent for the Osseo school district. Kim most recently served as director of student services in Maple Grove.

June 25, 2008

Job Well Done!

May and June were busy months for the licensure program with nine students receiving endorsement for administrative licensure. Kudos to the following dedicated, hardworking souls!

Director of Community Education
Christopher Chalmers
Peggy Kennedy

Amy Hamborg

K-12 Principal
Jamie Carlson
Stacey Loos
Chuck Ochocki
Julie Ohman
Peter Olson-Skog
Michael Tweed

June 20, 2008

EdPA Graduate Students are Winners!

A pat on the back to all of our graduate students who have won awards this year--well done! Click here to see a list of award winners.

April 29, 2008

Thank you! Thank you!

Numerous professionals graciously contribute their time to help us determine whether candidates present the knowledge, skills, and dispositions required to perform all of the competencies in the licensing regulations. We thank the following people for serving as licensure review panelists since the last newsletter.

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Job Well Done

Kudos to all of our students who completed challenging coursework, passed a rigorous panel, and received endorsement for administrative licensure! Continue reading to see just who these admirable individuals are!

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April 21, 2008


Our students, our graduates and our faculty frequently stand out as educational leaders. Let's give a round of applause to the following individuals for their accomplishments!

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