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Mr. Brett Miller - Principal
Educational Background
  • Drake University - Des Moines, IA
    Master of Science in Education Leadership
  • University of Northern Iowa - Cedar Falls, IA
    Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education K-12
 Work History
  • 2017-present:  WEST Academy Principal and
    K-12 Curriculum Director
    Newton CSD - Newton, IA
  • 2013-2017:  Middle School Principal
    Woodward-Granger CSD - Woodward, IA
  • 2007-2013:  Student Services Coordinator 
    Walnut Creek Campus West Des Moines Community Schools - West Des Moines, IA
  • 2005-2007:  Team Leader
    Mingus Mountain Academy - Prescott Valley, AZ
  • 2003-2005:  English Teacher Technologico de Monterrey - Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
  • 2002-2003:  PE Teacher
    Zuni Elementary - Scottsdale, AZ
I have had the privilege of living, working and visitng all around the U.S. and world.  I am excited to bring those experiences to the students and staff at WEST Academy and Newton CSD.  I am passionate about education and people.  I believe that we all have strengths and in the right environment, with the right support, everyone can learn and achieve at a high level.  It is my goal every day to learn something new and have a positive impact on others.
District Office | 1302 First Avenue West | Newton, Iowa 50208 | Phone: 641.792.5809 | Fax: 641.792.9159