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1900 N 5th Ave E
Newton, IA 50208


Principal's Page

Mr. Steve Seid - Principal

Educational Background:

  • Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa
    • Bachelor of Arts - Elementary Education
  • Drake University
    • Master of Arts - Educational Leadership
    • Specialist - Superintendent License
  • Work History
    • Superintendent of Schools - 7 years
    • Middle School Teacher/Administrator - 28 years
Steve Seid

Steve Seid
Administration - Principal


  Berg Middle School

Ms. Stephanie Langstraat - Assistant Principal

Educational Background:

  • Central College, Pella, Iowa
    • Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education
    • K-6 Minor in Physical Education
    • K-8 Coaching Authorization
  • University of Phoenix
    • Master of Arts in Education, Administration, and Supervision
    • Professional Administrator License
    • PK-12 Principal
    • PK-12 Special Education Supervisory  Evaluator

Work History:

  • Present: Berg Middle School Assistant Principal
  • Principal: PCM Middle School

Softball, MS Football, Soccer Coach

  • 4th Grade, PK-6th PE, Special Education Teacher-Santa Fe, New Mexico
Stephanie Langstraat

Stephanie Langstraat
Administration - Assistant Principal/Athletic Director


  Berg Middle School

Mrs. Jen Wiebel - Assistant Principal

Get to Know Jen Wiebel...

I am excited to be an assistant principal and continue to serve the students, families, and teachers of Berg Middle School.  In my free time, I love to quilt, cycle the Iowa bike trails with my husband, and read while petting my cat, Zing!

Educational Background:

  • Illinois State University
    • Bachelors in Elementary Education
  • University of Northern Iowa
    • Masters in Educational Leadership

Work History:

  • 2023 - Present: Berg Middle School Assistant Principal
  • 2017 - 2023: Instructional Coach at Berg Middle School
  • 2016 - 2017: 5th Grade at Berg Middle School
  • 2002 - 2016: 7th & 8th Grade ELA at  Park Forest-Chicago Heights, Illinois
Jennifer Wiebel

Jennifer Wiebel
Administration - Assistant Principal


  Berg Middle School

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