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Minneapolis Board of Education

Jenny Arneson

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Board of Education, Vice-Chair
Term: 2019-2023 |  District 1

Jenny represents district 1, comprised of northeast and southeast Minneapolis. Jenny earned her bachelor’s degree from St. Olaf and master’s degree from the University of Minnesota, both degrees in social work. Jenny is a third generation Edison graduate. She lives in Northeast with her husband and three sons who have followed their community school pathway and now attend Northeast Middle School and Edison High School.

Jenny’s professional experience, primarily in North Minneapolis, includes working with pregnant and parenting teens, leading social skill groups in Minneapolis Public Schools and providing emergency services for families. Her passion lies in fighting for strong urban schools.