PrincipalJames Donnellan  

James Donnellan has been involved in teaching since the age of 15 when his love of education started as a swimming teacher. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from George Williams College. He then attended The University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh and earned a teaching license.

He has been an educator in the Appleton Area School District since the early 1990’s and has taught at Richmond, Badger, Ferber and Lincoln Elementary Schools. He coached High School Swimming at Appleton West High School for 12 years. Donnellan earned his Masters of Arts Degree from Marian College. He served as an Associate Principal at Wilson Middle School prior to becoming Principal at Edison. 

He loves to exercise, especially running, along with biking and swimming. He participates in a number of local triathlons each summer.