Lueck named Director of Schools
Dawn Lueck has been named as the Director of Schools for Stillwater Area Public Schools. She will begin her new role on Oct. 3.
The Director of Schools is a new position within the district, designed to ensure continuous improvement and provide leadership development opportunities for principals and administrators. In this role, Lueck will support building principals and oversee school improvement plans. She will also work as part of the Teaching and Learning team to facilitate professional development and ensure quality learning.
Lueck has spent the past 15 years working as a school principal and district administrator, primarily in the Winona and Rochester school districts. She began her career as a secondary English teacher, and served as a coach and advisor for numerous student activities. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the college of Saint Teresa in Winona and a master of science in educational administration and principal certification from Winona State University. She also holds a superintendent license.
“Dawn brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our district, and will be a great addition to our leadership team,” said Superintendent Mike Funk. “She is passionate about leadership development and will help support our administrators as we continue to improve our schools to better meet the needs of each of our students.”
The Director of Schools position was created as part of a reorganization of district administration and is cost neutral.
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