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Swanson earns special ed director license

Patty Swanson, special education coordinator for Detroit Lakes Public Schools, recently earned her special education directorship licensure from Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Swanson has been the special education coordinator for the Detroit Lakes district for 12 years. She also taught at Rossman Elementary School in Detroit Lakes for 14 years before becoming the coordinator for special education services. Swanson earned her master's degree in special education administration from MSUM in 1988.