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Principal

 

Dave Peters is the Principal at Central Mountain Middle School. 

Dave enters his 5th year as the  CMMS Principal, after previously serving as the Principal of Dickey Elementary.  Dave was a 1994 Bald-Eagle Nittany graduate from Keystone Central SD.  He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education K-6, and also minored in Special Education while attending Lock Haven University.  Dave went on to earn a Master in the Art of  Education degree at Mary Grove College, and his K-12 Administrative Certification was earned at California University of PA.    

Outside of school, Dave enjoys spending time with his wife and their dog, Diesel. As a family, they enjoy traveling and spending time in the mountains.  They also enjoy spending time with friends and family.

Dave has spent his entire 23-year career in KCSD. His educational experiences as a teacher, coach, and administrator have permitted him to have deep roots in the community, and a vested interest in seeing students in KCSD get opportunities to achieve the district mission of becoming  life-long learners who are adaptable, resilient, productive and of high moral character.

With over 20-years as an educator and a coach of multiple sports in KCSD, teamwork, collaboration, flexibility and continually looking for ways to improve are at the core of his instructional style and personal beliefs.  Those characteristics are crucial in working with administration, teachers, students and families to create a positive learning environment  and school culture where students can  grow and thrive both academically and socially.

 

 

Ashton Brady is the Assistant Principal for 7th and 8th grade at Central Mountain Middle School.

Ashton earned her Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education 6-12 with an emphasis in Mathematics and her Masters of Education in Educational Administration from Grand Canyon University. Ashton enjoys spending time with her three children, three dogs, and husband in her spare time. As a family, they enjoy traveling, amusement parks, lake trips, family movie nights, and finding new playgrounds and parks to explore. 

 

Ashton brings a wide variety of experiences as she has taught in many school districts and locations throughout her career. Her educational experiences have allowed her to collaborate with a diverse group of people to meet the common goal of increasing student achievement and well-being. Throughout her career, she has served on committees to improve disciplinary procedures, incorporate new instructional strategies in schools, served as a mentor to other teachers, and partnered with the school community on community-centered projects. Ashton is excited to be joining the Keystone Central School District community and is looking forward to helping Central Mountain Middle School meet the needs of all of its students and families. 

 

 

 

Katrina Lee is the Assistant Principal for 5th and 6th grade at Central Mountain Middle School. 

She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education K-6 from Westminster College, her Masters of Education with a certificate in Information Technology and Library Science from Mansfield University, and her Administrative Certificate from Penn State University. Outside of school Katrina enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. Their favorite activities include exploring nature, family movie nights, and competing with each other in video games!  

 

Katrina brings to Central Mountain Middle School her experience in middle level classroom instruction, instructional coaching experience, and leadership experience. She is passionate about  creating a positive and energetic environment for staff and students. Her experience in working with students and teachers allows her to have a strong sense of the collaboration and communication needs that surround pedagogical teaching and learning practices. Through a variety of leadership experiences she has had the opportunity to engage families in the community in purposeful discussions as well as providing consistent support to students and teachers through consistent communication and visibility.