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1900 N 5th Ave E
Newton, IA 50208


Principal's Page

Mrs. Lisa Sharp - Principal

Educational Background

  • Central College - Pella, IA
    BA in Elementary Education K-6 
    K-8 Mental Disabilities Endorsement
  • Iowa State University - Ames, IA
    Master Degree in Curriculum & Instruction
    K-8 Learning Disabilities
    K-8 Multicategorical Resource
    K-8 Multicategorical Special Class with Integration
    K-8 Instructional Strategist 1
  • Viterbo - Des Moines, IA
    Administrator License
    PK-12 Principal
    PK-12 Special Education Supervisory  Evaluator

Work History

  • Present: Principal - Berg Middle School 
  • Principal - Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
  • Principal - Woodrow Wilson Elementary School
  • Assistant Principal/Special Education Coordinator - Berg Middle School
  • Special Education Teacher, Kindergarten - Second Grade - Grinnell, IA

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


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