Robbinsdale Area Schools

281 Distance Learning School Administrator Update

I am pleased to announce Nancy Froelich and Jeff Stovall have accepted positions as administrators of 281 Distance Learning School at the elementary and secondary levels, respectively. This assignment will last throughout the 2020-2021 school year; they will continue to support their current buildings.

Under the Governor's Executive Order, school districts are required to have administrators oversee their distance learning school. We are excited to have Principals’ Froelich and Stovall serve in these roles. 

Ms. Froelich has been principal of Meadow Lake Elementary since 2017. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Mankato State University, and her Masters in Education and K-12 Principal Licensure from Hamline University. Ms. Froelich has been part of the Robbinsdale Area Schools since 1993. She was a teacher at Pilgrim Lane Elementary School, an Instructional Assistant at Neill Elementary School, and a District Curriculum Specialist for K-12 from 1993 - 2008. She has served as an elementary school principal since 2008, before returning back to Robbinsdale Area Schools in 2017. Ms. Froelich has been the Principal Recipient for the Blue Ribbons School Award and the Minnesota Character Education School Award.

Mr. Stovall has been assistant principal of Sandburg Middle School since 2018, and served as assistant principal at Sonnesyn Elementary from 2016-2018. Prior to that, he worked as Dean of Students, administrator and special education teacher at an online school with Milwaukee Public Schools (Wisconsin) from 2006-2016. Mr. Stovall has the following certifications: K-12 principal/pupil services, 6-12 cross categorical special education license, K-12 special education supervisor license, and K-12 certified online instructor. 


Dr. Stephanie Burrage
Interim Superintendent
Robbinsdale Area Schools