RHONDA DEAN, Principal
Rhonda Dean became principal of Washburn High School in July of 2014. Prior to coming to Washburn she had been the principal at Andover High School since July of 2008. She came to Andover from Wayzata High School where she served as an associate principal for eleven years. In 2003, Rhonda was selected as MASSP’s Assistant Principal of the year for the State of Minnesota. Prior to working as a school administrator, Rhonda was a mathematics teacher in the Minneapolis School District.
Rhonda grew up in Fridley and is a 1979 graduate of Fridley High School. She attended Normandale Community College, the University of St Thomas and completed her undergraduate work at Cameron University in Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business and a minor in Finance. Ms. Dean received her Masters of Arts in Education in 1996 from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota as well as her K-12 Administrative Licensure in 1997. She began a doctoral program in 2007 and received her Superintendent License in 2008.
Ms. Dean has two adult children who live in the metro area and two grandsons. In her (limited) spare time, she likes to play golf in the summer and racquetball in the winter.
Admin Duties & Oversight: All grades of students, CTE, Math, Social Work, Counseling, Health Services, Psychologists, Athletics, Parent Liaison, Volunteers, Washburn Foundation/Fundraising and more!
History of Principals of Washburn High School
SHANNON TENNER, Assistant Principal
MICHELLE TERPENING, Assistant Principal
MICHAEL O'CONNOR: Administrative Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA).
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