The PTA will host a meet and greet for Northeast Middle School’s new incoming principal, Dr. Ben Perry on Wednesday, August 7, from 6:00–7:30pm at the Northeast Middle School courtyard. Parents, students and community members are welcome to come and get acquainted with Dr. Perry.
Dr. Perry is an experienced administrator and leader who has a history in the Minneapolis Public Schools. From 2003-2007 he was the principal at Northeast Middle School. After that he was and Area Superintendent for MPS. He left the Minneapolis district to become the Superintendent for Wynne School District in Arkansas and then a principal in Jacksonsville, FL.
He brings a proven track record of working effectively with the community to strengthen the academic outcomes of and the enrichment opportunities for students.
"I am excited to be returning home and look forward to working with our students, parents, teachers, and community," says Dr. Perry.