Dr. Mike Funk received a B.S. in Government from St. John's University in1988 and a M.A. in Education from the University of St. Thomas in 1994. He earned his Doctorate in Educational Policy and Administration in 2004 from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and his M.S. in Strategic Studies at the United States Army War College in July 2011.
Dr. Funk taught social studies at Dover- Eyota, served as principal at Pepin High School in Wisconsin, and was Superintendent of BOLD Schools in Olivia, Minnesota before joining Albert Lea Area Schools.
Dr. Funk is a member of the Minnesota Association of School Administrators and served in the Minnesota National Guard for over 20 years, and currently holds the rank of Colonel. He has deployed twice overseas: in 2003-04 to Bosnia and in 2007-08 to Kosovo.
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