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News Scott Tjeerdsma Named Pella Schools Middle School Principal

Published on May 2, 2023

Pella Community School District is excited to announce the hiring of Scott Tjeerdsma for Pella CSD Middle School Principal. Scott, a long-time staff member at Pella Schools and the current Dean of Students at Pella Middle School, has accepted the role as the leader of Pella Middle School beginning with the 2023-2024 school year.

Scott is married to Julia Tjeerdsma and has three children, Henry (7th grade), Evelyn (5th grade), and Miles (Kindergarten). Along with serving as the Dean of Students and Athletic Director, Scott has served the Pella Community School District as a math, special education, and fourth grade teacher, along with various coaching positions.  



I’m humbled by the opportunity to serve as principal at Pella Middle School. I am eager to continue to work with a fantastic staff and build on the solid foundation established by Mr. Manning.  I look forward to partnering with parents and the Pella community to continue to make Pella Middle School a place where all students can thrive.”

– Scott Tjeerdsma, 

Pella Middle School Principal


“We are very pleased that Scott has accepted this new role as Middle School Principal. Scott has been a critical part of the leadership team at the Middle School building for the last 12 years. We look forward to partnering with him in his new position as the district continues to work with students, staff, and parents to support learning in the Middle School building.”

– Greg Ebeling, 

Superintendent of Pella Schools