Select Page

LA CROSSE, Wis., (May 15, 2023) – The Board of Education for the School District of La Crosse has approved the hiring of Sarah Bradle as the new principal of Northside Elementary/Coulee Montessori.

Bradle has over 15 years of experience working with children from a variety of backgrounds. Prior to being selected for her new principal role, Bradle spent the previous ten years of her educational career in the School District of La Crosse as the Supervisor of Educator Readiness, an Academic Student Success Coach at Northside Elementary/Coulee Montessori, an Instructional Coach at Emerson Elementary School and Summit Environmental School, and as a second and third-grade teacher at Northside Elementary School.

”Sarah is a dynamic leader who will undoubtedly ignite a transformative spark within our school community,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr. Aaron Engel. “She is incredibly talented at building strong, positive relationships with students, families, colleagues, and community partners. With her expertise, dedication, and commitment to student success, Sarah is prepared to lead this exciting new chapter at Northside Elementary/Coulee Montessori and empower our students to achieve their fullest potential.”

Bradle is a 2010 graduate of the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse with a Bachelor’s Degree in Childhood Education. She earned her Master’s Degree in Professional Development from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse in 2017. 

“I am deeply connected to Northside Elementary School, Coulee Montessori, and the surrounding north side neighborhoods and community,” said Bradle. “I was born and raised on the north side of La Crosse and attended Franklin Elementary School. Nearly all of my 15 years of professional experience have involved working with the children and families on the north side of La Crosse. These students, this staff, and this community are all a part of my heart and my soul. They are why I love what I do.”

Bradle will begin her new role on July 1.