Judith L. Pearson
9129 Hibbing Point Road
Cook, Minnesota 55723

High School Diploma - Roosevelt High School, Virginia, MN, 1963
Bachelor of Science - University of Minnesota, Secondary Social Studies, Honors, 1968
Masters Degree - University of Minnesota Graduate School, Curriculum & Instruction, 1977
Specialist Degree - University of Minnesota Graduate School, Educational Administration, 1981

Teacher All Secondary Social Studies - Life History - Life
Secondary School Principal 2008
District Superintendent 2008

2008 - present St. Mary's University, Adjunct Instructor
2002 Bemidji State University, Adjunct Instructor
2002 St. Mary's University, Adjunct Instructor
1999 - 2001 K-12 Principal, Tower-Soudan School
1992 - 1999 K-12 Principal, Orr School
1988 - 1992 Social Studies Teacher, Mt. Iron-Buhl High School
6/89 - 9/89 Interim Superintendent, Mt. Iron-Buhl Schools
1985 - 1988 Middle School Principal, Mt. Iron-Buhl Schools
1984 - 1985 Co-Superintendent, Consolidated Mt. Iron-Buhl Schools
1983 - 1985 Superintendent, Buhl Schools
1979 - 1983 High School Principal, Buhl High School
1979 - Fall Regional Planner, NE ECSU
1972 - 1979 Social Studies Teacher, Duluth Public Schools
1968 - 1970 Social Studies Teacher, No. St. Paul Schools

2007 Published book, Plaintiff Blues. Lake Vermilion Publishing.
2006 Elected to four-year term as township representative to Board of Directors for regional Critical Access Hospital District.
2000 Chair of the NASSP Smaller Secondary School Committee
1997 May, Selected as MASSP NE Division Principal of the Year
1997 Appointed to three-year term, Region 4 Representative to NASSP Smaller Secondary School Committee.
1996 Elected to two-year term, NE Division Representative to MASSP Board of Directors
1995 Appointed, Governance Board, Northern St. Louis County Family Services Collaborative, served until 2001.
1994 April, Guest Speaker for the Education Writers Association's 1994 National Seminar on "The Education Wars."
1993 Book published, Myths of Educational Choice. Praeger.
1990 October, Panelist at Penn State University, 90 minute program for WPSX-TV entitled, "Communities and Their Schools: Should Parents Choose?"
1990 June, McNeil-Lehrer News Hour, panelist on topic "Choice in Education."
1990 Release to Allyn & Bacon, Inc. for article "Myths of Choice," June 1989 KAPPAN, to be published in the 6th ed. Foundations of American Education.
1989 Article published, December KAPPAN, "Response to Nathan."
1989 Testified on enrollment choice before Joint Education Committee, Kentucky State Legislature.
1989 Article published, June KAPPAN, "Myths of Choice."
1989 January, guest panelist, "Gavel: Minnesota Open Enrollment," KTCA Public Television, St. Paul, MN.
1980 September, Panelist for Northwest Area Foundation with Dr. Ernest Boyer, discussing America's High Schools
1980 Began five year service on Program Board for Blandin Principals Fellowship Program
1979 Elected to two-year term, NE Division Representative on MASSP Board of Directors
1978 Elected to three-year term, School Board ISD #710
1976 Appointed to five-year term, St. Louis County Variance Board

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