Whittle to be Associate Principal at Valley

The West Des Moines Community Schools announces that Erica Whittle has been approved by the School Board as associate principal of Valley High School. Whittle will begin her duties on July 1, 2015.

Whittle's Dallas Center-Grimes staff photo.

Whittle’s Dallas Center-Grimes staff photo.

Whittle is currently an instructional coach for technology integration in the Dallas Center Grimes Community School District, where she has served for five years. She has also served as an eighth- and ninth-grade math and science teacher at the junior high and high school levels in the district. She received a master’s degree in technology integration from Graceland University and a bachelor’s degree in math and science education from Northwest Missouri State University. Whittle is completing her specialist degree from Drake University in education leadership.

Current Valley High School Associate Principal Erika Cook recently announced her resignation effective in June to become bureau chief for standards and curriculum at the Iowa Department of Education.