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Therese Privette, Ed.M


Ms. Therese Privette has been involved in Minnesota charter schools since 1997. After graduating from the University of Minnesota-Duluth with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, she began working for Edison Schools in Duluth, where she taught for eight years. During that time Therese continued her graduate studies at UMD in Educational Technology. After moving to the Twin Cities, she worked at Minneapolis Academy as a Lead Teacher, Interim Director, and Director of Teaching and Learning. During her tenure, the school was designated an MDE Reward School for three consecutive years. More recently, Therese was employed at Tatanka Academy/Minneapolis Public Schools as the school’s Instructional Leader. In 2015 she graduated from Central Michigan University with a master’s degree in Educational Principalship, with an emphasis on Charter School Leadership. Therese is a licensed Administrator/Principal in MI, and is in the process of securing MN licensure. In her spare time, Therese enjoys spending time reading, relaxing with her family, and going to movies, coffee shops, and bookstores.

Therese can be reached at: tprivette@northmetroflex.com or (612) 900 4435

Mr. Jay Caballero

Office and Operations Manager

Mr. Caballero has been working in schools for nine years as a Paraprofessional, Assistant Teacher, Education Assistant, Math Corps Tutor, and Summer Lead Teacher. He is currently working towards earning his degree in Elementary Education at Western Governor University. He is excited to complete the program and begin teaching.

In his spare time, Jay enjoys playing volleyball, spending time with his family and friends, and going to movies, bowling, and more.

Jay can be reached at:
jcaballero@northmetroflex.com or 612-900-4435