Welcome to Mitchellville Elementary!

Blake

I am thrilled to start my 3rd year as Mitchellville Elementary Principal. Mitchellville Elementary is a special place to work, learn, and grow. Overall, this will be my 15th year in education and my 5th as a principal. I have been working alongside my staff to prepare for the upcoming school year. I want all students to succeed at a high level. It is my goal for students to feel safe, so that they are willing to push themselves, take risks, and commit to becoming a life-long learner.

At Mitchellville Elementary we understand that it takes a committed partnership between the school and the families we serve. I am dedicated to my role of building and sustaining strong relationships with the community. Having spent the majority of my life in a school, I understand now more than ever, that education is about relationships. I will be working diligently to create a learning environment that keeps kids curious and fosters students’ overall success.

Mitchellville Elementary is committed to providing a rigorous yet engaging education. Students will have opportunities to work collaboratively and they will be exposed daily to research-based high impact instructional strategies. All students will participate in PE, Art, Music, Guidance, and Media/Library. Fifth grade students will have the opportunity to join the Southeast Polk band program.

At Mitchellville we believe that all of us can control the following:

Attitude: We choose to be positive and willing to learn

Perspective: We are committed to keeping things in their proper perspective

Effort: We will give our best each class, each day, and all year

We look forward to serving your students and we are prepared to help every student be successful in all that they choose to do. Please contact me if you have any questions or would like to know more about Mitchellville.

Sincerely,

Blake Kielman