Anna Cawcutt named Lester Park Elementary interim principal

Anna Cawcutt talks to a student the first day of school in 2022

Anna Cawcutt has been named interim principal of Lester Park Elementary, pending School Board approval. 

“We are excited for Anna to step into the role of principal for Lester Park Elementary,” said Superintendent John Magas. “We will benefit greatly from Anna’s depth of experience and knowledge as an instructional leader.” 

Cawcutt has spent 14 years serving as an educator in various capacities as an elementary classroom teacher, reading specialist, literacy/instructional coach, K-12 curriculum director, and most recently, the secondary curriculum coordinator for Duluth Public Schools. 

“I am honored and grateful for the opportunity to serve Lester Park Elementary School, and to continue to serve Duluth Public Schools in a new role,” Cawcutt said. “Lester Park has exceptional staff, students, and families and I’m excited to get to know everyone and continue to support all of the great things going on in the community.” 

Cawcutt will be at Lester Park’s open house, Wednesday, Aug. 31 from 4-6:30 p.m. to meet families and students.