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Lincoln Center has new principal
The South St. Paul district has hired Michael Fugazzi as the new principal of Lincoln Center Elementary.
Fugazzi will replace Connie Garling, who will become the district’s new director of equity and integration.
Fugazzi began teaching in the Mankato district as a 5th- and 6th-grade classroom teacher. While in Mankato, he also served as an elementary-math coach, a continuous-improvement coach, and summer-school administrator.
Following his time in Mankato, Fugazzi served as an assistant principal in St. James. Most recently, he served as principal of Lakeview Elementary in Albert Lea.
Fugazzi holds a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Minnesota, Morris; a master’s degree from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota; and an education-specialist degree from Minnesota State, Mankato.