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Mary Kathleen Tuntland, American principal. Grantee South Dakota Department Elementary and Secondary Education, Pierre, 1987, South Dakota Section Special Education, Pierre, 1989, South Dakota Department Education & Cultural Affairs, 1993, South Dakota Arts Council, Elkton Community Library., 1993, Northeast Educational Services Cooperative, 1994.


Tuntland, Mary Kathleen was born on March 4, 1948 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States. Daughter of John Jay and and Shirley W. (Kleinsasser) Fox.


Bachelor of Science in Elementary and Special Education, Northern State University, Aberdeen, South Dakota, 1970. Master of Arts in Educational Admisntrn., University South Dakota, 1983.


Elementary teacher Lennox (South Dakota) School District 4-1, 1970-1974. Special education teacher Alcester (South Dakota) School District, 1975-1977. Educational consultant Area Schools, South Dakota, 1974-1981.

High School resource teacher Lennox High School, 1981-1985. Coordinator gifted education program Lennox Area Schools, 1985-1989. Elementary principal Elkton (South Dakota) School District, since 1989.

Board directors South Dakota Odyssey of the Mind, Pierre, since 1993.


Board directors Elkton Community Library., since 1989. President Elkton Federal Housing Administration Alumni and Friends. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, International Reading Association, South Dakota Association Elementary School Principals, School Administrators South Dakota, Dakota Valley Elementary Principals (chairman since 1992), South Dakota Women in Administration, South Dakota Talented and Gifted Association (board directors 1986-1988), Elkton Community and Business Club.


Married Paul S. Tuntland, August 7, 1970. Children: Dereck, Jacqueline, Brock.

John Jay Tuntland

Paul S. Tuntland

Dereck Tuntland

Jacqueline Tuntland

Brock Tuntland