The Ankeny Community School District is proud to announce that Jeremy Braden will assume responsibility as the new principal for the Alternative Learning Center (ALC) for the 2018-2019 school year. The Ankeny Community School District, has been undergoing a study through a taskforce of the alternative learning opportunities in Ankeny Schools. The district is committed to ensuring that all students graduate. Therefore, creating a program with resources to assist students that may otherwise be at risk of dropping out is a priority of Dr. Bruce A. Kimpston, Superintendent.
Mr. Braden currently serves as the associate principal for Prairie Ridge Middle School. Before coming to Ankeny in the 2014-2015 school year, Braden was a middle school/high school principal at West Monona School District in Onawa, Iowa. Braden brings with him a passion for ensuring that all students are successful. He will continue to serve in the role of associate principal throughout this school year, but will also begin collaboration and planning for his new role as the ALC principal. The district will immediately begin the recruitment process for an associate principal at Prairie Ridge.
Ankeny Community Schools is unified in its commitment, passion, and vision so every learner is prepared to achieve a lifetime of personal success.
Ankeny Community School District does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, physical attributes, physical or mental ability or disability, ancestry, political party preference, military affiliation, socioeconomic status, or familial status. Inquiries and grievances may be directed to Jenifer Owenson, Chief Human Resources Officer, 306 S.W. School Street, P.O. Box 189, Ankeny, Iowa 50021-0189, (515) 965-9600, firstname.lastname@example.org; or the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, Des Moines, IA, 50319-0201, (515) 281-4121; or the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 500 West Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661.
NOTICE: THE ANKENY COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT COMPLIES WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA), IOWA CIVIL RIGHTS ACT (ICRA), AND SECTION 504 OF THE REHABILITATION ACT IN ENSURING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY EQUAL TO THAT OF THEIR NONDISABLED PEERS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DISTRICT’S PROGRAMS, BENEFITS, AND SERVICES, INCLUDING THOSE DELIVERED THROUGH ELECTRONIC AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY. FOR REQUESTS OR INQUIRIES REGARDING ACCESS TO THE DISTRICT’S WEBPAGE OR ANOTHER ELECTRONIC RESOURCE, PLEASE CONTACT THE DISTRICT’S COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, SAMANTHA AUKES AT 515-289-3950 OR SAMANTHA.AUKES@ANKENYSCHOOLS.ORG. INFORMATION ON HOW TO REACH THE DISTRICT’S SECTION 504/EQUITY COORDINATOR AND APPLICABLE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES ARE AVAILABLE HERE.