District Site

410 Central Ave. N.
New Prague, MN 56071

phone: 952-758-1700
fax: 952-758-1799


Dawn Thielen
High School
(952) 758-1248


I am proud to say that this is my 29th year of teaching in the New Prague District.  I grew up in Bloomington, MN and received my Bachelor's Degree from St. Cloud State University.  After graduation, I did substituting with District 287 and at Kennedy High School.  I moved to San Diego for nine years and ran a branch of a bank, while trying to get my California teaching license.  In 1987 I chose to move back to Minnesota to pursue teaching.  I was fortunate enough to get an interview with New Prague and the rest is history.

Since starting at New Prague High School, I have earned my Master's Degree in the area of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders.  I have also taken numerous courses in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorders.

In my free time, I enjoy spending time outside, gardening, building things, and spending time with my new puppy, Petunia.  I am passionate about teaching and hope that I have an impact on the students that I work with.