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Counselor Derek McCready

Hello! My name is Derek McCready. I am a professional school counselor at Prairie Ridge Middle School. I am proud to be a part of a team that puts students and learning first. My passion is to provide the best academic, social, and emotional experience for your student.

I received a Bachelor of Arts from Luther College in psychology and a Master of Arts from Loras College in school counseling. I began working for Ankeny Community School District in August 2023.

Allow me to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your middle school student’s experience. I welcome emails and phone calls. Please call ahead if you wish to visit in person.

Office hours: 8:00am-4:00pm

Prairie Ridge Middle School Phone: (515)965-9705


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