Minnesota Principals of the Year

Duwenhoegger_Chad_webChad Duwenhoegger has been a principal for almost 13 years and has been a school administrator for almost 15 years. He has been principal at Alexandria Area High School for the past 6 1/2 years. Chad received his Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Moorhead State University in 1990, his Masters in Education Administration and Sixth Year Principal’s License from St. Cloud State University in 1999 and 2000 respectively.

MASSP congratulates Chad Duwenhoegger on being selected Minnesota High School Principal of the Year.


ochocki_chuck_webCharles Ochocki has been a principal for 5 years. All of those years have been at Stillwater Junior High School. He received his Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Mary Washington (Mary Washington College) in 1994, his Master of Arts in Educational Policy and Administration and his Administrative Licensure from the University of Minnesota in 2006 and 2008 respectively.

MASSP congratulates Charles Ochocki on being selected Minnesota Middle Level Principal of the Year.


Budde_Kimberly_webKimberly Budde is assistant principal at Rosemount High School. She received her Education Specialist in Education Leadership Degree from the University of St. Thomas in July of 2003, her Master of Education Degree from St. Mary’s University in October of 2000, and her Bachelor of Music Education Degree from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire in May of 1995.

MASSP congratulates Kimberly Budde on being selected Minnesota Assistant Principal of the Year.