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Ms. Deborah Purnick , PurnickD@district279.org


Where did you go to school and what is your previous job experience?

Champlin Park High School. I graduated from the University of Wisconsin River Falls where I majored in Math Education and minored in History

When did you begin working at Park Center?


What is your teaching philosophy?

I have always believed that education helps develop the minds of our future in ways that go beyond the classroom. As a teacher I want to provide an environment where students are able to be individuals and their unique qualities are brought out in a positive way.

Why did you choose your profession?

I always enjoyed school and working with people and I wanted a job that was challenging.

In what room(s) can you commonly be found?


What is your favorite quote?

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson