College of Education and Human Development

Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development

OLPD alum featured in Star Tribune

Photo Credit: Shari L. Gross, Star Tribune


Principal Fatima Lawson (Educational Administration MA and PhD) recently won an award for her work at Highwood Hills Elementary, which adopted a polytechnic approach at the urging of Somali, Karen and Hispanic families. 

Read the article via the Star Tribune:

A St. Paul school was in trouble, but its principal turned it around by listening to parents

(photo credit: Shari L. Gross, Star Tribune)