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Ms. Betty Hennen, HennenB@district279.org

Educational Support

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

I graduated from Bemidji Sate with a teaching degree and a coaching certificate. I taught Physical Ed. & Health up north in Greenbush & Badger, MN. I moved and started teaching at a private school and then started working as a volunteer coordinator at PC.

When was your first year at Park Center?

November 1996

What is your teaching philosophy?

Try it (sports/activities) …you’ll like it.

Why did you choose your profession?

I have always enjoyed sports and wanted to get students interested in life time activities.

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

In the main (front) office.

Advice for students going to college?

Keep talking to your parents and remember they always love you and can help with big and little concerns.

Biggest pet peeve?

People being disrespectful.

Sum up your career at Park Center in one word


If you were required to find a different job than what you are currently doing, what would you choose?

I would be a nurse working with the newborn babies.