Mrs. Miller has been a lifelong educator. She began her career with Polk County Public Schools nearly 15 years ago as a teacher at Bartow Middle School. After pursing her master’s degree in Education Leadership, she went on to serve the students at Kathleen Middle school as a dean. She then went on to serve as the assistant principal at Crystal Lake Middle in 2015. She believes strong positive relationships with students, staff and the community along with working together set the path for academic success.
Mrs. Wiedenman began her career with Polk County Public Schools in 2005 as a classroom teacher at Blake Academy. Because she is a lifelong learner, she worked toward additional degrees in Collaborative Teaching and Learning as well as Educational Leadership. In 2015, Mrs. Wiedenman transferred to R. Bruce Wagner Elementary to serve as the dean of students, working to support a positive school culture for teachers and students. Mrs. Wiedenman believes that respectful relationships and a supportive school environment are foundations for academic success.