Eastview High School Assistant Principal Bruce Miller has been selected to be the school’s next principal, District 196 Superintendent Mary M. Kreger announced May 6.
Miller will replace Randy Peterson, who is retiring at the end of this school year after a 27-year career in District 196, the last 12 as principal at Eastview High. When Miller officially takes over July 1, he will become the third principal in the school’s 22-year history.
Miller was part of the administrative team that opened Eastview High in 1997. For the first 10 years, he was assistant principal for athletics and curriculum. For the last 12 years, he has been assistant principal for student services and curriculum. In this position, Miller is responsible for hiring and supervision of science, math and family and consumer science teachers and school counselors; oversees student registration, scheduling and state testing, and provides leadership for use of student information system technology at the school.
“I am very proud to have been part of the team that created Eastview’s identity and the principles that continue to guide our work,” Miller said. “Eastview’s success is the result of our outstanding students, talented and caring faculty, and supportive community. I am honored to have this opportunity and look forward to continuing to support Eastview’s great tradition of learning and achievement.”
Miller started his career in District 196 in 1993 at Eagan High School, where he taught science and coached baseball, football and track and field. Prior to joining District 196, Miller was an adjunct instructor and graduate assistant football coach at St. Cloud State University from 1991 to 1993. He spent the first three years of his career as a science teacher and coach for a high school in Mexico, Missouri.
Miller has a bachelor’s degree in education from Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas, a master’s degree in athletic administration from St. Cloud State University and a specialist degree in educational administration from Saint Mary’s University.