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Former SPPS Teacher Named Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Education


Mary Cathryn Ricker, former SPPS educator was named Commissioner of Minnesota Department of Education recently by Governor-elect, Tim Walz. The announcement took place at Farnsworth Aerospace 5-8 Campus, where students and educators showed off the flight simulator. Superintendent Joe Gothard, members of his senior leadership team and SPPS Board Chair, Zuki Ellis also attended the event. Learn more about Mary Cathryn Ricker here.