June 30, 2005
GOVERNOR PAWLENTY APPOINTS MUNSON TO THE BOARD OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS
On June 30th, Governor Tim Pawlenty announced the appointment of Michael J. Munson to the Board of School Administrators.
Michael J. Munson, of Bemidji, has been a Minnesota classroom teacher since 1984. He currently serves as a classroom teacher and part-time director for TrekNorth High School in Bemidji. Mr. Munson is on a leave of absence as an Advanced Placement teacher for Bemidji High School. He is a current member of the Minnesota Advanced Placement Advisory Council and is an Advanced Placement Psychology Exam Reader for the College Board. At TrekNorth, Munson teaches AP European History and AP Psychology and will resume a full-time teaching assignment in September. He is appointed to the Board position as a classroom teacher and will serve a term which ends January 1, 2007. He fills the vacant Board seat formerly held by Julie Jagusch.
The Board of School Administrators is responsible for (1) the licensing of school administrators; (2) the approval of higher education programs and continuing education courses for school administrators; and (3) enforcement of the code of ethics for school administrators. The board is made up of ten members appointed by the Governor.