BriAnne Hern, Principal
BriAnne Hern is honored to be serving the Lincoln family and its amazing students. "I love our neighborhood school and am humbled by the passionate dedication of our staff," says Hern. She was formally the assistant principal at Madison Elementary School from 2012-2016, math teacher at South Junior High School from 2000-2012 and head coach for Tech's Track and Field Team for eight years in District 742.Hern's degrees are from the College of St. Benedict in elementary education and a master's degree and Principal License from St. Mary's University. Her philosophies are to focus on strengths to help all learners (children and staff) continue to grow, embrace multiculturalism, that education is the most powerful tool to change the world and to lead with the heart. She asks the question, "What would I want for my own children?"Some fun facts about Hern. She was a collegiate track and field and weightlifting athlete. She lives in the District with husband and four children, likes to read, enjoys traveling- specifically to her husband's family ranch in Alberta, Canada, and loves playing sports, cooking and having dance parties with her children.
Shara Stone, Interim Assistant Principal
Shara Stone is honored to be a member of the Lincoln community! She has worked for District 742 for over 20 years in various roles which include: paraprofessional, teacher and academic coach. Most of her time was spent at South Junior High School teaching science. Prior to moving to Lincoln Elementary she was the academic coach at South Junior High.
Stone earned a bachelor of science from St. Cloud State University with an emphasis in aquatic biology. After taking a job at South Junior High School, as a paraprofessional, she decided that she really wanted to pursue a career in education. She went back to school for her teaching license and earned her master’s degree from the University of St. Thomas. She then completed her School administration license from St. Mary’s University.
Her greatest joy as an educator comes from the relationships she has built with students and families over the years. She loves catching up with former students throughout St. Cloud and finding out where their paths have taken them.
Stone spends a great deal of time enjoying the outdoors with her family. She has been married for over 20 years and has two teenage children. Her family includes a dog, cat and a few chickens who hatched in her science classroom.