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Interim Principal - Dr. Karen Wells

Dr. Karen Wells is pleased to serve as Southwest High School’s interim principal for the 2017-2018 school year. Dr. Wells is a highly accomplished public school professional with a strong focus in leadership, administration, classroom development, and delivery.

Dr. Wells retired from the Minneapolis Public School District in 2014 as a building principal with over 20 years as an administrator. She continues to be dedicated to ensuring that principals and teachers receive the coaching and mentoring needed to ensure that students receive a quality education. 

Dr. Wells holds a Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership, a Master’s of Arts degree in Counseling and Guidance and a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary and Special Education.  Karen is a member of NBSE and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

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