Bismarck Public Schools in a press release have announced four new principles that will begin at the start of the 2022-23 school year.  They are as follows:

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Marcia Dorrheim has been named principal of Sunrise Elementary.

Mrs. Dorrheim has been an educator for nearly 20 years and has been with Bismarck Public Schools since 2015.  Over the course of that time, she's been a classroom teacher, instructional coach, and teacher on special assignment serving as assistant principal at Will-Moore.

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Jill Vallejo has been named principal of Will-Moore Elementary.

Mrs. Vallejo began her career in education as a classroom teacher in 2001.  From there, she became an instructional coach, assistant principal, and principal.  She has served at Lincoln Elementary for the past six years, first as assistant principal, and for the past four years as principal.

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Brittany Upton has been named principal of Grimsrud Elementary.

Mrs. Upton is a seasoned educator who began her career working as a classroom teacher for six years in Des Lacs-Burlington and Minot, North Dakota.  In 2013 she began her transition into administration as the Professional Development Director for the Minot region, where she supported superintendents, principals, and teachers in implementing initiatives and building capacity to better serve students and families.  Mrs. Upton has spent the last five years in Bismarck Public Schools as the Director of Professional Learning, supporting and leading the schools in the areas of curriculum, instruction, assessment, instructional coaching, mentorship, and staff development.

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Melissa (Missy) Hurt has been named principal of Lincoln Elementary.

Mrs. Hurt enters her new role with a wealth of experience as an educator.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary and special education from the University of Mary, as well as a master’s in education leadership from NDSU.  She served as a special education teacher in Wilton for five years before coming on board at Bismarck Public Schools.  For the past 13 years, Mrs. Hurt has acted as a classroom teacher, instructional coach, and assistant principal for Bismarck Public Schools.


 

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