Minnesota Principals of the Year


Tim Wege

Tim Wege has been a principal for 11 years, all of them at Albany Area Secondary School. He received his Bachelors in Music Education in 1986, from the University of Wisconsin — Oshkosh; his Maters in Educational Leadership in 2001, from Southwest State University — Marshall; and his Principal/Superintendent Sixth Year Certificate in 2002, from St. Cloud State University.

MASSP congratulates Tim Wege on being selected Minnesota High School Principal of the Year.


Steve Harter

Steve Harter has been a principal for 17 years, the past 13 of those years at Sibley East Junior High School in Gaylord. He received his Bachelors Degree from Dakota State College in 1981; his Masters of Science from Mankato State University in 1989; and his Sixth Year Administrative Certificate in 1987, from St. Cloud State University.

MASSP congratulates Steve Harter on being selected Minnesota Middle Level Principal of the Year.


Rebecca Simenson

Rebecca Simenson has been assistant principal at Willmar Middle School for four years. She received her Bachelor of Arts at the College of St. Benedict, in St. Joseph, MN. She received her Masters of Science Degree, K-12 Principals Licensure, Sixth Year Certification and Superintendent License from St. Cloud State University. She has a total of 23 years of professional experience, seven of which as an assistant principal.

MASSP congratulates Rebecca Simenson on being selected Minnesota Assistant Principal of the Year.