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Dr. Heidi Hahn named 2015 Educator of the Year for ISD 181!

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**Taken from the official ISD 181 press release-shared with permission

Dr. Heidi Hahn named 2015 Educator of the Year for ISD 181.

Dr. Heidi Hahn

Dr. Heidi Hahn, of Brainerd Public Schools and Paul Bunyan Educational Cooperative was named 2015 Educator of the Year for ISD 181.

Employed with the Brainerd Public Schools for over 22 years, she started out as a volleyball coach and mental health counselor and is currently the Director of the Paul Bunyan Educational Cooperative. Dr. Hahn earned a doctorate in Education Administration and Leadership, a Masters in Education, Health and Human Development, and a Bachelor’s degree in Child Development and Family Science.

Brainerd Public Schools superintendent Bob Gross stated, “”We enjoy Heidi’s calm and gentle manner, her undivided attention to the matter at hand, her keen intellect and the importance she grants to everybody’s concern. With this award, there is an opportunity for the community to learn about Heidi’s impressive leadership skills. On a daily basis Heidi brings her impressive energy, enthusiasm and intellect to whatever challenges await her. In so doing, she serves our school district in ways that far exceed our expectations.”

Dr. Hahn is affiliated with the Crow Wing County Child Protection Team, the Minnesota Administrators for Special Education, the Minnesota Association for School Administrators, the Minnesota Volleyball Coaches Association, the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Also, she is Adjunct Faculty for St. Cloud State University.

Dr. Hahn and her daughter, Kamery
Dr. Hahn and her daughter, Kamery

This honor will be awarded at the Distinguished Service Awards banquet on October 29, 2015 at the NP Event Space in the Northern Pacific Center in Brainerd and the public is invited to attend. Ticket information can be found at www.brainerdjaycees.com

In partnership with the community, Brainerd Public Schools will ensure all students achieve their individual potential by providing the highest quality programs and resources to prepare learners for an ever-changing global society. For more information about Brainerd Public Schools, Dr. Heidi Hahn, and the Paul Bunyan Educational Cooperative, please see www.isd181.org


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