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Julia Bjerke named as Principal at Oak Ridge Early Learning Center

The Sartell-St. Stephen School District has selected Julia Bjerke as the new Oak Ridge Early Learning Center principal beginning July 1, 2022. 

Bjerke has worked in Sartell-St. Stephen ISD 748 for several years as a PreK-K instructional Coach, Instructional Technology Specialist, as the Early Childhood Coordinator and a Reading Specialist at Sartell Middle School.  Prior to her time in the District, Bjerke worked in the ROCORI and St. Cloud School Districts.

Superintendent Dr. Jeff Ridlehoover shared, “We are looking forward to the experience Julia Bjerke will bring to this role.  Julia served as the Early Childhood Coordinator after the buildings reconfigured. She knows the students, staff, and families and we are grateful for her leadership.”

Bjerke succeeds Oak Ridge Early Learning Center Principal Jason Mielke who was selected to serve as principal at Avon Elementary beginning in the 2022-2023 school year.

Julia Bjerke