Administration

Sarah Grady

Dean of Students

P: 515-242-8435 | E: sarah.grady@dmschools.org

Jennifer Williams

Elementary Principal

P: 515-242-8435 | E: jennifer.williams@dmschools.org

Biography

Education Experience: 
High School, Des Moines East
Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education with Reading and Special Education Endorsements-Iowa State University
Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning-Viterbo University
Educational Leadership-Viterbo University

Training:
Reading Specialist
State Wide Reading Team
Every Student Counts, State Wide Math Team
Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI)
Special Education, all areas
Responsive Classroom, Level 1
IB- Heads of Schools, The Written Curriculum, Inclusive Education

Teaching Experience:
I have been with DMPS for 24 years.
K-5 Special Education Teacher, Rice and Stowe Elementary
K-12 Special Education Curriculum Facilitator, district-wide
K-5 Elementary Math Coach, district-wide
9-12 School Improvement Leader, East High School
Stowe Principal, beginning July 2013

My hopes and dreams for Stowe students are that they find their joy and passion for learning and that they will take action to make their own hopes and dreams come true. I also hope they believe in the impact they can have on the world and dream of ways to make it an even better place.