SPECIAL EDITION - June 12, 2020
Fargo Public Schools Announces Administration Assignment
The Fargo Public Schools announces the assignment of a middle school assistant principal within the District.
Amanda Quintus has been named to the position of assistant principal of Discovery Middle School. Quintus has most recently served the Fargo School District as a special education area services coordinator since July, 2019.
Quintus has been employed with the Fargo Public Schools (FPS) since Fall, 2013, when she was hired as a special education emotional disturbance teacher at Davies High School. While at Davies from 2013 through 2019, she was responsible for the individualized programming of students in grades 9 through 12. During this same timeframe, she also taught U.S. History during summer school for five years. Prior to her FPS hire, Quintus served as the special education strategist at Stanley High School in Stanley, ND from 2012 to 2013. Quintus began her career in education in 2011 as a special education resident teacher at South Middle School in Grand Forks, ND.
Quintus holds a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education: Social Sciences from the University of North Dakota, as well as a Master of Science in Special Education Strategy from the University of North Dakota. Quintus also holds a North Dakota Secondary Principal Credential. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Educational Leadership at the University of North Dakota.
Ms. Quintus will assume the assistant principal position on July 1; her appointment will fill the position recently vacated by Amy Herrick, who was appointed principal at Discovery Middle School in May, 2020.