Jennifer Mickelson is the principal of Four Seasons.
Ms. Mickelson brings a wealth of experience in helping all students feel represented and accepted for who they are. She values the energy and creativity that the arts can bring to the lives of students. Ms. Mickelson has served as an elementary teacher, a leader in strengthening literacy (reading and writing), and most recently, as literacy coach for Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS). Throughout her career, she has focused on creating equitable learning environments, collaborated with teachers and schools to strengthen reading and writing programming, and utilized student data to help staff improve their skills.
Ms. Mickelson looks forward to working with artists of all ages – staff, students and families – and continuing the great work at Four Seasons.
Ms. Mickelson has excellent academic qualifications with a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from Macalester College, and a Master of Education degree in teaching and learning K-12 curriculum.