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Get to Know a Tommie: Dean Ramon Wilder
Monday, September 11, 2017 9:20 AM

Dean Ramon Wilder
Dean Ramon Wilder

In the first installment of the Get to Know a Tommie series, we will be introduced to Mr. Ramon Wilder, our 10th Grade Dean. He represents the Northside with pride, and brings to Edison experience working with Northside youth, incuding time at North High School.  We think Mr. Wilder is pretty darn awesome.  But don’t take our word. Read on to learn more about Dean Ramone Wilder. 


Education Background: 

University of Minnesota (undergraduate degree)

Mankato State University (Master's degree)

Rapid Fire: Twins or Vikings? Prince or the Replacements? Northside or Southside?

Vikings, Prince and NORTHSIDE!!!!!


Where did you grow up? Are you from a big or small family? What did you dream of being when you were little? What was your first job?

I grew up all over.  I was raised by my Father. A successful businessman.  I supervised Summer youth workers.


When you hear the word successful, who is one person who comes to mind?

Dr. Michael Favor (North HS Principal 01’-07’, currently Interim Superintendent of Monticello Public Schools)


What is one defining moment in your life? This could be an achievement or a setback. 

Earning my undergrad degree. I broke the cycle of Black men in my family not earning their degree.


Why do you work at Edison? Why be a Tommie?

There are amazing staff members here whom I can learn from to become a better Principal.


What are you passions in life? What gets you out of bed in the morning?

Giving back to the community that helped me!


Tell me something that you believe, but that no one agree with you on.

That we are more alike than we are not

does this fire?!