School Leaders

School Leaders

Head shot of Dr. Tiffany Nielsen-Winkelman

Tiffany Nielsen-Winkelman, Ph.D.

Learning Design Futurist, Assistant Director of Innovation, Design & Learning Team

  • Educator, 25 years.
  • Graduate Instructor at University of Minnesota, Assistant Professor at St. Scholastica.
  • Doctoral Degree from University of Minnesota in Curriculum & Instruction with dual program majors in Learning Technologies & Elementary Education.
  • Enjoys baking, outdoor walks, playing with puppy, oceans, and spending time with loved ones.

Contact:, 952-988-4522

Demond Johnson principal of VirtualEDU online school

Welcome to VirtualEDU New Co-Leader Demond Johnson! 

Associate Principal K-12 VirtualEDU

  • Deep understanding and commitment to inclusive education.
  • M.A. in Education,  ABS K-12 Special Education License, K-12 Administrative License.
  • Educational Consultant on MDE Dream Catcher Project.
  • Expertise in student wellbeing. 
  • Dedicated to innovative initiatives to empower students, families, staff, and community to thrive in a virtual learning environment.
  • Amateur angler who often uses corn as bait and avid gardener who enjoys growing herbs and leafy greens, using bookshelves for garden beds.



I am excited to be part of the loving Hopkins community and serve in a space where everyone is valued for who they are!

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