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Alanna Lienig


  • District Director of Special Education, MN Department of Education
  • K-12 Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities, MN Department of Education
  • K-12 Learning Disabilities, MN Department of Education
  • K-6 Elementary Education, MN Department of Education
  • 5-8 Social Studies, MN Department of Education


Bethel University, St. Paul – Doctorate: Educational Leadership 

Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall – Master of Science: Special Education 

Martin Luther College, New Ulm – Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education 

Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato – Associate in Arts: Liberal Arts 


College Teaching Experience

Bethany Lutheran College,  Mankato – Assistant Professor of Education

  • Education Foundations/Philosophy
  • Teaching Mathematics
  • Teaching Math in Middle Level Classrooms
  • Curriculum & Assessment
  • Curriculum & Assessment In Middle Level Classrooms
  • Education Teacher Performance Assessment
  • Student Teacher Supervisor
  • Children’s Literature
  • Special Education Law & Advocacy
  • Behavior Management for Students with Disabilities
  • Special Education Planning
  • Behavior Methods and Mental Health for Mild to Moderate Disabilities
  • Teaching Science
  • Teaching Science in Middle Level Classroom
  • Classroom Management
  • Capstone

Martin Luther College,  Mankato – Assistant Professor of Education

Western Governors University,  Mankato – Clinical Supervisor, Student Teaching

Bemidji State University, Bemidji – Adjunct Professor


Administrative Experience

Lakeville Treatment Center: Christian Family Solutions – Director of Special Services

  • Oversee educational programming for high school students

Minnesota Valley Education District,  St. Peter – Principal & Sped Coordinator

  • K-12 Principal
  • Birth-Age 21 Special Education Coordinator

Redwood Area Schools, Redwood Falls – Director of Special Education Resources

  • BIRTH-AGE 21

Sylvan Learning Center, Director of Teaching – Director of Teaching & Teacher


Teaching Experience

PreKindergarten Through Grade 12 & Age 21 (SPED)

  • Subjects Taught: Reading, Mathematics, Social Skills, Social Studies, Science, Emotional/Behavioral Support, Technology, Business, Accounting, College & Career Readiness, Music, Choir, Theatre, Dance, and Art