Conan Shaffner, Principal

Name: Conan Shaffner

Role: Principal

District: Blue Earth Area High School

State: Minnesota

Conan Shaffer has been in education for the past eleven years, and had worked in the Criminal Justice field prior to that. He is in his second year as HIgh School Principal at Blue Earth Area School District, and was the district’s Assistant Principal for two years prior to that. Conan spent the first seven years in education working as a level 3 EBD Special Education Teacher for the St. Cloud MN School District. Conan is married and has 4 children ranging in ages from 22 to 8 years old.

Social Emotional Learning is important to me as it is the foundation to student and staff success. Through investing in the social and emotional wellbeing for not only my students, but my staff alike I am able to create a healthy environment that is conducive for all learners. Students thrive when they know how much you care, and it is our job to teach them how to care