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Petersen Named Assistant Principal at Freedom Elementary School

West Fargo, ND - (June 24, 2021) - It is with great pleasure that Dr. Rachael Agre, elementary assistant superintendent, and Dr. Jeff Johnson, principal of Freedom Elementary School, announce Ms. Amy Petersen has accepted the position as assistant principal for Freedom Elementary School.

Petersen started at West Fargo Public Schools as an elementary teacher in 2013. With the exception of a student teaching experience in Germany, Ms. Petersen’s entire career has been with the district.

Petersen holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Valley City State University, a bachelor’s degree in human development and family science from North Dakota State University, and a master’s degree in educational leadership from North Dakota State University.

After interviewing and subsequently selecting Ms. Petersen, Dr. Johnson said, “As both a teacher and dean of students at the elementary level, Ms. Petersen has helped to create safe and effective learning environments that encourage open communication amongst students, families, and staff. Her passion for engaging with and giving back to the community will be a great fit with our Freedom Flyers family.”  

Ms. Petersen will assume her new role on July 1.




Stephanie Hansen
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