Welcome Back to Crossroads Elementary

  • Principal Tracy Buhl

    Ms. Buhl brings a wealth of experience in helping all students feel represented and accepted for who they are. She has served students for 27 years as a classroom teacher, reading instruction specialist, assistant professor and director of student teacher placement, and most recently, as principal for Oakdale Elementary School. She has also worked at several Saint Paul Public Schools sites throughout her career, including Maxfield Elementary School, the former Parkway Elementary School, Global Arts Plus and at the district level, and is excited to return to the SPPS community.

    Ms. Buhl is an instructional leader who believes all students deserve a high-quality education and equitable access to resources. She is focused on keeping students at the heart of her decision-making and is looking forward to continuing this work by partnering with families, students, staff and the community at Crossroads.

    Ms. Buhl has excellent academic qualifications with a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education from North Central University and a Master of Arts degree in education administration and Education Specialist degree / Principal Licensure from Minnesota State University -- Mankato.

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