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District hires Digital Learning Coordinator

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Edina Public Schools is pleased to announce the hiring of Matthew Flugum as the next Digital Learning Coordinator. He brings seven years of experience in technology and curricular leadership.

Flugum is currently the Teaching and Learning Coordinator at Tri-City United Public Schools, a district that includes Montgomery, Lonsdale and Le Center. In his five years in this position, Flugum has coordinated K-12 curriculum resources and review for numerous curricular areas, integrating support of personalized learning and effective digital learning. He led planning and implementation of the districtwide technology integration and deepening of educator capacity in selecting and implementing targeted digital tools for student learning.

Prior to that position, Flugum served Tri-City for two years as the Digital Learning Specialist and was co-leader of the Digital Learning Task Force which designed implementation of the district’s digital learning plan. Flugum began his career in education as a junior and senior high school English teacher for 10 years.

Flugum holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts and Literature from Winona State University, and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Minnesota State University-Mankato.

Flugum will fill the position vacated by Mike Walker, who is retiring. He will begin his tenure in Edina on June 13.