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Judith Brueggeman

Judith Brueggeman (IA '98)


At the time of the Award, Judith Brueggeman was:

Harris-Lake Park Elementary School
Harris, IA

Grade(s): K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Biographical Information

Principal Judith Brueggeman's leadership initiatives have generated a climate of sustained improvement at Harris-Lake Park Elementary School in Harris. She secured grant funding to acquire and implement a host of technology resources, including the Success Maker integrated learning system, Accelerated Reader, keyboarding programs, participation in the National Geographic Kids Network science curricula, and extended school hours. Her team-based approach for staff development emphasizes peer-coaching, curriculum development groups, and cooperative learning. She supported the staff in designing a comprehensive student discipline system, as well as a social skills and guidance curriculum. Motivational activities, games, and rewards that express Mrs. Brueggeman's enthusiasm for successful learning encourage teachers and students to strive for excellence.

Personal Message

Mrs. Brueggeman was selected by the Iowa Music Educators Association as the Outstanding Administrator in Support of Music Education for 2002-2003.

Additional Information


1972 Dordt College, B.A. University of Northern Iowa MA