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Principal Sheldon has been a teacher and principal for the past 29 years. Most of his career was spent in Devils Lake, ND where he was a Grade 4 Teacher, Elementary Principal, Teacher Center Director, and Activities Director. He was raised in Red Lake Falls, MN and Park River, ND. He earned his BA from Concordia College (Moorhead), MA from Moorhead State, and EDD from the University of North Dakota. Dr. Sheldon has been the principal at Lakewood the past eight years with seven of those as Federal Programs Coordinator for ISD709. Darren enjoys refereeing, singing, musical theatre, and golfing. Darren's wife, Rebecca, teaches in the Spanish Immersion Program; they have three children: Reese (18), Katrina (11), and JoeRon (8).