Principal Howard Wilson

  • Dear Families and Community of Eastern Heights Elementary,

    This will be Principal Dr. Howard Wilson's fifth year here at Eastern Heights Elementary School.l

    Dr. Wilson has been an SPPS leader since 1997, previously serving as principal for Battle Creek Elementary. His passion for education helped the school establish a true sense of community through engaging early childhood and Pre-K programs, increased parent involvement and school events for the whole family. He brings that same passion to the Eastern Heights community. This is his fourth year as Principal of Eastern Heights

    Dr. Wilson continues the exciting work to transform classrooms into “Personalized Learning Spaces” encouraging classrooms from the same grade to collaborate and learn together. He is a champion of Restorative Practices and is excited to be working with staff, students and families to create a Restorative School at Eastern Heights.

    Dr. Wilson has excellent academic qualifications.  After immigratiing from Australia where he had taught Music, Theater and English for 11 years, he began further studies here in Minnesota, graduating from St. Olaf College with a Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Theater Arts; United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities with a Master’s degree in Religious Studies from; and the University of St. Thomas with a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Administration degree.

    In Peace and Equity,

    Your Eastern Heights Staff