Principal's Page

Kris Scallon, Principal

651-683-6969 ext. 92153

Greetings! My name is Kris Scallon, and I am extremely proud to be the principal of Oak Ridge Elementary School. Oak Ridge is an exceptional school with remarkable students, staff, and parents. I welcome your partnership in education.

Attitudes and Beliefs
I am a committed educator with a strong belief in the power and opportunity education provides for all of us. As principal, my first priority is to foster a safe and orderly learning environment where students experience high quality instruction and high expectations each and every day. At Oak Ridge, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and welcoming climate for all students and families. Collaboration with parents is essential and plays an important role in each student's educational experience.

If you have questions about our school or school related issues, please contact me at (651) 683-6970 or send me an email at It is my sincere privilege to serve you and your family.

Undergraduate Studies – University of Wisconsin, River Falls - 1994
   Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education

Graduate Studies
   Master’s Degree in Special Education – University of Minnesota - 1997
   Educational Specialist/School Administration – Minnesota State University, Mankato - 2008

Teaching Experience
   Special Education Teacher, Grades Kindergarten-9
   Grade 4 and 5 Teacher

Administrative Experience
   Instructional Assistant – Rosemount Elementary School – 2004 to 2010
   District 196 Coordinator of Elementary Targeted Services – 2007 to 2010

Leadership Competencies for Administrators in the State of Minnesota

  1. Leadership to Collaboratively Assess and Improve Culture and Climate
  2. Organizational Management
  3. Diversity Leadership
  4. Policy and Law
  5. Political Influence and Governance
  6. Communication
  7. Community Relations
  8. Curriculum Planning and Development for the Success of All Learners
  9. Instructional Management for the Success of All Learners
  10. Human Resource Management
  11. Values and Ethics Leadership
  12. Judgment and Problem Analysis
  13. Safety and Security



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