The Fargo Public School District today announced the assignment of the McKinley Elementary School Principal.
Tanya Wrigley-Lingle has been named to the position of principal at McKinley Elementary School. She is currently the principal for Clara Barton Hawthorne Elementary School.
Wrigley-Lingle will assume her new position for the 2014-15 school year, and will replace outgoing McKinley Principal Dawn Streifel, who is set to retire in June.
Wrigley-Lingle is a graduate of University of North Dakota. She began her teaching career in 1993 at Longfellow Elementary school as a second grade teacher. In her 21 years with the Fargo Public School District, Wrigley-Lingle has also taught third and fifth grades at Centennial and Bennett Elementary Schools, and sixth grade at Discovery Middle School. In addition, Wrigley-Lingle has also served as a middle level team leader and as building co-chair for North Central Accreditation at two schools, along with various other school-level and District committees. In 2008, she took the position of assistant principal at Clara Barton-Hawthorne Elementary School. In 2010, Wrigley-Lingle accepted her current position of principal at Clara Barton-Hawthorne Elementary.
Wrigley-Lingle holds a master’s degree in K – 12 Level Curriculum and Instruction from University of St. Thomas and a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from University of North Dakota. In addition, she received her administration credentials from North Dakota State University.