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Administration

Tim MillerTim Miller, Principal
With Valley High School since 2014

Experience

  • 1976–1978: Special Education — Cedar Rapids Prairie Junior High
  • 1978–1983: Special Education, Head Varsity Baseball Coach — Waterloo Columbus High School
  • 1983–1986: Special Education, Head Varsity Football Coach — Waterloo Central High School
  • 1986–1992: Special Education, Head Varsity Football Coach — Des Moines Lincoln High School
  • 1992–1998: Athletics Director — Des Moines Lincoln High School
  • 1998–1999: Vice Principal — Des Moines Brody Middle School
  • 1999–2014: Principal — Stilwell Junior High

While with the West Des Moines Community Schools, Miller has been part of several significant initiatives. He was involved in the development of the district’s Essentials of Effective Instruction (EEI), which provides teachers a framework for effective instructional practices. He has also been involved in the district’s professional development committee.

Education

  • Luther College: bachelor’s degree, physical education
  • University of Iowa: master’s degree, special education
  • Drake University: secondary school administrator certification

 

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David Maxwell, Associate Principal
With Valley High School since 2005

Experience

  • 1994–2002: Language Arts Teacher — Lincoln High School
  • 2002–2005: Dean of Students — Hoover High School

Maxwell loves working with students and families to help students find success and have a successful educational experience.

Education

  • University of Iowa: bachelor’s degree, English
  • Iowa State University: master’s degree, educational leadership

staff_Perrigo_2014David Perrigo, Associate Principal
With Valley High School since 2014

Experience

  • 2006: Teacher — Four Oaks Alternative School
  • 2007: Dean of Students — Edmunds Elementary School
  • 2011: Principal — Edmunds Elementary School
  • 2013: Principal (middle school and high school) — Collins-Maxwell Community Schools

Perrigo also acted as an at-risk coordinator for the South O’Brien Community Schools and an elementary physical education teacher at Sergeant Bluff-Luton. He has coached boys and girls basketball, football, and golf throughout his career. He also played professional indoor football for the Sioux City Bandits from March 2002–June 2005.

Education

  • Northwestern College: bachelor’s degree, K–12 physical education/health education
  • Viterbo University: master’s degree, educational leadership

 

EricaWhittle-edited-adminErica Whittle, Associate Principal
With Valley High School since 2015

Experience

  • 2010-2015: Instructional Coach — Dallas-Center Grimes Community School District

Whittle also served as an eighth- and ninth-grade math and science teacher at the junior high and high school levels in the Dallas Center-Grimes district. She is completing her specialist degree from Drake University in education leadership.

Education

  • Northwest Missouri State University: bachelor’s degree, math and science education
  • Graceland University: master’s degree, technology integration

 

rosebBrad Rose, Activities Director
With Valley High School since 2009

Experience

  • 1990–1995: Elementary Teacher — Fairfield Community Schools
  • 1996–2001: Business Education teacher — Ottumwa Community Schools
  • 2002–2004: Middle School Teacher — Ankeny Community Schools
  • 2005–2009: Activities Director — Fairfield Community Schools

Rose is certified to teach business education at the high school level, coach and be a K–12 principal. He earned his Certified Athletic Administrator endorsement from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) in 2012. He serves as the Leadership Training Coordinator for the State of Iowa, and is on the Board of Control for the Iowa High School Athletic  Directors Association. He is also a part-time instructor for Morningside College and Drake University. Rose is also a member of the Iowa Football Coaches Association, the Iowa Baseball Coaches Association, the NIAAA, and the Iowa High School Athletic Directors Association.

Education

  • Simpson College: bachelor’s degree, management
  • Drake University: master’s degree, educational leadership