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Anthony Lohse 3682 NW 169th Street Clive, IA (515) 782-7710 QZLpatriothawk@gmail.

com

Objective
To obtain a leadership position in which I will have the opportunity to promote a positive school culture
and a vision of educational excellence for all student and educators.

Education
University of Northern Iowa - Cedar Falls, Iowa Anticipated Completion
Specialists Certification Spring 2015
Course work complete Intern and Practicum Hours Needed

Iowa State University Ames, Iowa Completion Date


Masters of Science Educational Administration July, 2003

Grand View College Des Moines, Iowa Completion Date


Special Education Multi-Categorical Teaching Endorsement June, 1999

University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, Iowa Completion Date


Bachelor of Arts December, 1997
Major: Elementary Education
Minor: Social Studies Education

Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids, Iowa Completion Date


Associates of Arts May, 1995

School Administration Experience

Middle School Principal / District Special Education Director /504 Coordinator 8/1/2009 to Present
West Central Valley CSD Stuart, Iowa
Lead the day-to-day operations of West Central Valley Middle School
Guide the school districts special education department PK-12 working with district leadership,
teachers, parents ,and outside agencies to assure needs are met for all students with disabilities
Oversee 504 plan district development for students within the school district, provide guidance and
training, and implement appropriate services that meet the legal expectations
Execute strategies for all students success including full scale implementation of Response to
Intervention (RtI) in both math and reading and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
school wide.
Hire and evaluate all staff including certified and non-certified for the middle school
Educate staff on current educational trends and effective strategies though professional development
Utilize a variety of technology to communicate, collaborate, and teach students and staff
Maintain a positive school culture and climate which is safe for all students and staff

Junior/Senior High School Principal 8/1/2006 to 7/1/2009


Louisa-Muscatine CSD, Letts, Iowa
Anthony Lohse 3682 NW 169th Street Clive, IA (515) 782-7710 QZLpatriothawk@gmail. com

Oversaw day-to-day activities of 480 7th-12th grade students and 35 certified teachers including
budget, schedule, curriculum and discipline
Monitored student progress toward graduation and assurance of success through implementation of
pyramid of interventions
Responsible for hiring of all Jr./Sr. High staff
Guided teaching and instruction through formal and informal observation and walkthroughs
Facilitated Professional Learning Communities amongst staff during professional development
Collaborated with district and building level administration on a variety of school improvement issues
to meet board goals
Chaired several committees such as but not limited to School Board Activities Committee and Building
Leadership Committee
Implemented and oversaw a redesign of secondary master schedule
Informed and trained staff on new initiatives such as Common Core
Communicated with a variety of school stakeholders through many forms
Supervised activities and athletics

Assistant Middle School Principal / Middle School Athletic Director 7/1/2003 to 6/30/2006
Central Middle School, Muscatine, Iowa
Administered and determined appropriate discipline/consequences for all student behavior at Central
Middle School
Redesigned in collaboration with district stakeholders special education delivery model for the middle
school level throughout the district from a pull-out model to an inclusive model
Collaborated with district and building level administration on a variety of school improvement issues
to meet board goals
Served as co-chair of district at-risk/transition committee to improve district graduation rates
Organized and supervised all aspects of Central Middle Schools 7th/8th grade athletics including
budget, officials, coaches, equipment, schedules, transportation, supervision and facilities

Teaching Experience

7th/8th Grade Behavioral Disorder Special Education Teacher


Woodside Middle School, Saydel CSD, Des Moines, Iowa

Multi-Categorical Resource Special Education Teacher, K-6th


Windsor Elementary, Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, Iowa

Title VI Reading and Math Teacher, K-5


Windsor Elementary, Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, Iowa

Professional Organizations and Community Involvement


School Administrators of Iowa
Principal Mentor through SAI 2013-14 School year
National Association of Secondary School Principals
Gigis Playhouse Board of Directors (Down Syndrome Advocacy)
Crossroads Inc. Board of Directors

References and Transcripts Available Upon Request