Superintendent's Welcome

Tedd Ihns Superintendent
My name is Ted Ihns and I have had the opportunity to be the superintendent of Howard-  Winneshiek Schools since July 2017. Prior to becoming superintendent at Howard-Winneshiek I served in administrative roles:
  • Elementary Principal in Inver Grove Heights, MN
  • Associate High School Principal in Roseville, MN
  • Assistant High School Principal and Dean of Students in Farmington, MN

Prior to becoming an administrator I worked in school districts both in Minnesota and Iowa for 12 years as a K-12 Physical Education Teacher while also serving as a coach or advisor to the following activities football, basketball, baseball, student council advisor, junior class sponsor and Peer Mediator sponsor.

I received my Bachelor of Science Degree from Concordia University, St. Paul. I earned my Master of Science Degree in Educational Leadership along with my K-12 Principal and Superintendent License from Winona State University.

If you have any questions or concerns about Howard-Winneshiek, Please contact me:

Ted Ihns, Superintendent
1000 Schroder Drive
Cresco, IA 52136
563-547-2762 (work)
651-238-6995 (cell)