Phone: 651-293-8820


Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Barbara Evangelist

Ms. Evangelist brings a wealth of experience in helping all students feel represented and accepted for who they are. She has served as an elementary teacher, academic coach, administrator, and most recently, as principal for Saint Paul Music Academy. Ms. Evangelist understands the importance of collaborating with staff and families and embracing the unique gifts that each child brings. Throughout her career, she has created schoolwide systems to improve student achievement, strengthened reading, writing and math programming, and built relationships between students and staff to create a positive school culture.

Ms. Evangelist is proud to continue the great work of Como Park Elementary School. She is excited to join a school community that works together to ensure every child has what they need to learn.  

Ms. Evangelist has excellent academic qualifications with a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education and a Master of Education degree from the University of Minnesota.