Knoxville Middle School Principal Brian McNeill has been named Iowa Middle Level Principal of the Year. The School Administrators of Iowa recognized McNeill this morning. Their Executive Director Dan Smith says McNeill models school leadership and has focused professional learning on developing instructional skills to meet the needs of all students. Smith adds McNeill strives to build a positive culture with students and staff in the building.
McNeill says that the Middle School has faced many changes in the past few years, and that he’s been able to work through them while working with quality people. He adds that there has been educational growth in the school in the past several years, and it takes an entire team to make those changes and continue to grow in the future.