Randall Peterson

Job Title


I am a passionate thirty-six year veteran educator who has had the opportunity to teach, guide and motive students at the elementary, secondary and university graduate levels.

Started at Bethel



  • Bemidji State University - Bachelor of Science Degree, 1982
  • Minnesota State University - Mankato - Master of Arts, 1985
  • Minnesota State University - Mankato - Educational Specialist Degree, 1992
  • Argosy University - Educational Doctorate, 2005

Courses Taught

Graduate School of Education: Research, Law, Administration & Leadership Faculty

College instruction in doctorate and master's degree educational programming:

Educational Research: Quantitative Research and Statistics (SPSS), Methods and Analysis of Qualitative Research, Mixed Methods Research, Action Research, Research Design, Introduction - Ed. Research. Data Use and Analysis

Curriculum, Instruction, Leadership: Curriculum Supervision, Instructional Design & Delivery, Instructional Technology Leadership/Online Learning, Principal/Administrative Leadership, Human Resource Leadership.

Educational Program Development and Evaluation: Comprehensive Planning & Implementation, Program Development & Evaluation, Critical Analysis of Problems & Issues in Education, School Law & Ethics, Higher Education Student Affairs, School & Community Relations, Facilities & Finance.

Dissertation Committee: Data, Methodology and Statistical Leadership.


Bemidji State University Professional Educators Hall of Fame 2015

Argosy University Presidents Leadership Award 2005


Manuscript pre-publication review. (2019) Learner Agency: Building the Mindset and Skill Set in our Classrooms Learner-Centered, Standards-Driven Schools. Solution -Tree Press, Bloomington, IN.

Journey to Extraordinary: College & Career Readiness through an Equity Lens.  2018 ACT State Organization Conference.  Minneapolis, MN.

A Case Study: Minnesota ISD 196 Eastview Meets Complex Scheduling Needs. Infinite Campus Magazine, Spring 2012. Infinite Campus, Inc., Blaine MN.

Publication Peer Review: Liption, L. & Wellman, B. (2011). Got Data? Now What? Creating and Leading Cultures of Inquiry. Solution Tree Press, Bloomington, IN.

Powerful Partnerships: Principals and Practitioners Building a Culture of Literacy. Leadership in Reading Network (LIRN) - Minnesota Reading Association. Minnesota Department of Education. Oct. 8, 2010

Manuscript pre-publication review. Giddings, G. and Stoll, C. (2010) Sea Change: Creatin Learner-Centered, Standards-Driven Schools. Solution -Tree Press. Bloomington, IN

Manuscript pre-publication review. Marshall/Rossman: Designing Qualitative Research, 5th  Edition. SAGE Publications 2009. (www.sagepub.com).

Using Curriculum Mapping to Coordinate Curriculum and Assessment Efforts. 2009 ACT

Educator Workshop - Improving Student and School Achievement.  Using curriculum mapping to align curriculum, instruction and assessment with identified essential learnings. Eagan Minnesota. July, 2009

Master(ful) Scheduling: Technology Options and Opportunities to Enhance Academic Master Scheduling.  Jefferson Co. Public Schools, Denver CO 2007, Aurora Colorado Public Schools 2008, Atlanta Ga., 2008       

4 x4 Academic Master Schedule Building Consulting. Provided a three day 4x4 master scheduling workshop for administrators, counselors, and technical support personnel. Weld Public Schools Keensburg, CO 2006

Student Assessment Data (NCLB/AYP) to Enhance Student Learning:  The Power of the Data Driven Practitioner. St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, Teacher Advisory Board Spring Workshop 2006.

The Development and Implementation of District-Wide Online Learning Initiatives   Eagan, MN: School of Education and Human Services, AU/TC Edu 3  c. 2, Argosy University/Twin Cities, 2005.

Instructional Blogging Publications:

Comprehensive Planning for Educational Continuous Improvement.  http://educationalcontinuousimprovement.blogspot.com/

Methods and Analysis of Quantitative Research


Statistical Tests for Educational Research


The Use of Student System Technology & Leadership to Provide Continuous Improvement and Quality in Schools. 1999 - present. Consulting, teaching, guest lecturer:

Hamline University, 2008 - present, Collaborative Principal Leadership.

Concordia College/St. Paul, 1999 - Program Leadership, guest lecturer

University of Minnesota, 2003 - present, Schedule Building Technology.

Minneapolis Public Schools, 2004 - Creating Small Learning Communities.

St. Paul Public Schools, 2004 - Professional Learning Communities.

Fridley Public Schools, 2005 - Master Scheduling Course.

Infinite Campus InterChange, 2006 - Scheduling Learning Teams. 



Certificates and Licenses

Certified Online Learning Facilitator, Socrates Learning Technologies Group. 2005 Education Management Corporation Higher Education, Pittsburg, PA

Concordia University Blended Learning Facilitator Training. 2010 Blackboard - Concordia University - St. Paul, MN.

Graduate Online Learning Facilitator Training, College of Education.

                                                Blackboard & Bright Space - Southern New Hampshire University. Manchester, NH. 2012

                                                Canvas Learning Management System - Hamline University, St. Paul MN. 2019


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