People Watch: Curt Tryggestad steps in as Minnesota district’s superintendent

The move is a homecoming for Tryggestad, who was a principal in the Pine City district from 1997-2003
By: | September 11, 2019
Pine City Public Schools Superintendent Curt Tryggestad (left) met recently with the community, including Pine Technical and Community College President Joe Mulford (right).Pine City Public Schools Superintendent Curt Tryggestad (left) met recently with the community, including Pine Technical and Community College President Joe Mulford (right).

The new superintendent for Pine City Public Schools in Minnesota is Curt Tryggestad, who served previously as executive director of the Perpich Center for Arts Education, also in the state. The move is a homecoming for Tryggestad, who was a principal in the Pine City district from 1997-2003. He was named Minnesota Superintendent of the Year in 2017. Read more.

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