Donna Harris, Ed.D. has served as President of Minnehaha Academy, a PreK-12 Christian school founded by Swedish immigrants in 1913, since 2009. Previously Donna served as the Assistant Superintendent and Chief Academic Officer at Valley Christian Schools, a K-12 school in the Bay Area with an enrollment of 2,500 students. Prior to her work in independent schools, Donna taught in public schools with a bilingual elementary and secondary teaching credential, twice receiving Intel Corporation’s prestigious Innovation in Teaching award. Donna has frequently presented at conferences on topics such as project-based learning, integration of technology, governance, strategic planning, leadership, and school improvement. She authored a chapter in the book, Building a Better School called Diversity in the Christian School. Donna is an ordained minister with the Evangelical Covenant Church.