Welcome New Pioneer Ridge Middle School Principal

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Eastern Carver County School District is excited to name Amy Nelson as the next principal of Pioneer Ridge Middle School. Nelson will start her role July 8.

Nelson has almost two decades of experience in education at the middle level, serving most recently as principal of Sanford Middle School in Minneapolis. Prior to that, she worked as an assistant principal, instructional facilitator, summer school coordinator, teacher and in other roles within Minneapolis Public Schools. She earned her bachelor's degree from Luther College and master’s degree from the University of Minnesota.

Nelson earned the position following a rigorous and thorough interview process that included multiple rounds of interviews with various stakeholders. Her student-centered approach, drive to achieve academic excellence, and commitment to building a strong culture of success make her an excellent fit for Pioneer Ridge Middle School. We are proud to welcome Amy to our community of learners, teachers, and all who work to benefit young people.