Birch Grove Elementary School for the Arts welcomes Dr. Ronald Salazar as the new principal! Dr. Salazar joins Osseo Area Schools from Minneapolis Public Schools where he was a fifth year elementary school principal. In addition, his professional career includes 13 years of teaching life sciences in Costa Rica, Mankato, and Mexico City, and experience in administrative positions in Venezuela, Kazakhstan, and Rochester, Minnesota. He completed most of his undergraduate work at the Universidad National of Costa Rica and finished his bachelor's degree and master's degree at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. Dr. Salazar obtained his doctorate of education in school administration and policy development from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cites.