Eden Prairie High School (EPHS) has hired Tamiko Thomas to be a new associate principal, starting July 1. She will replace departing associate principal Meg Bennett.
Previously, Thomas served as an assistant principal at Pioneer Ridge Middle School in Chaska (2022-23 school year), and as assistant principal at Monument Academy in Colorado (2021-22 school year).
Prior to that, Thomas worked at Osseo Area Schools for more than eight years, including as Maple Grove Senior High’s assistant principal from 2015 to 2018.
She has also served as a social worker and program manager for Hennepin County’s Be@School program, an initiative designed to combat truancy.
“I am incredibly excited to welcome her to our team and see the impact she will have on your students,” said EPHS principal Nate Gibbs, in an email sent to families on Friday.
Thomas holds master’s degrees in social work, education, and special education from the University of Minnesota and the University of St. Thomas.
The full administrative team at EPHS this fall will be:
- Nate Gibbs, principal
- Lomumba Ismail, associate principal
- Victor Johnson, associate principal
- Tamiko Thomas, associate principal
- Joseph “Joe” Perkl, director of student activities
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