Principal Profile: Michael McGinty

Michael McGinty became principal of Epiphany Catholic School in Coon Rapids in July 2014. Ten years ago, he went back to school to attain a master’s degree in education administration and a principal license.

For the past 10 years, McGinty has worked in administration roles as an assistant principal, the vice president of advancement and a principal at Catholic schools in the archdiocese: St. Bartholomew Catholic School in Wayzata, St. Therese Catholic School in Deephaven, Holy Family Catholic High School in Victoria and Epiphany Catholic School. Prior to his work with Catholic schools, McGinty worked more than 21 years in finance, sales and management roles in the corporate world, mostly at IBM and Oracle.

Michael and his wife, Jean, who is a Third Order Franciscan, have six children and two grandchildren.

“At Epiphany, in partnership with parents, we are working on educating students in the fullest sense by grounding them in the Catholic tradition of love for what is good, true and beautiful,” McGinty said. We are preparing students to manifest Christ to all.”

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