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Learning Center principal chosen

He completed his master’s degree in teaching and learning and then the educational administration degree at Saint Mary’s University in Minneapolis.

Dakota Lawrence
Dakota Lawrence
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WORTHINGTON — District 518 has chosen a new principal for the Learning Center.

Dakota Lawrence, who previously served at Anoka High School as a math teacher, instructional coach, soccer coach, robotics coach, swim coach, and interim assistant principal.

Lawrence graduated from Harlem High School in Loves Park, Illinois, and then attended Maranatha Baptist University in Watertown, Wisconsin, to graduate with a bachelor's degree in math education.

He then joined the staff at Anoka High School.

He completed his master’s degree in teaching and learning and then the educational administration degree at Saint Mary’s University in Minneapolis.

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While at Anoka High School, Lawrence also was a night school teacher for 2 years for Anoka – Hennepin’s Regional High School as an administrator for online courses, documentation of students’ credits and work progress, monitoring students’ growth, graduation requirements, and testing.

"We look forward to Dakota Lawrence joining us at District 518 on July 1," said Anne Foley, public relations/communications coordinator for the district.

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