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East assistant principal to lead Dawes Middle School

East assistant principal to lead Dawes Middle School


Liz Miller, who has been assistant principal at Lincoln East since 2008, has been named the new principal at Dawes Middle School.

The current principal, Angie Plugge, will become director of learning at Waverly Public Schools.

Miller is a Lincoln Northeast High School alum who grew up in northeast Lincoln. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and her master's in educational leadership at Doane University.

She began working at LPS in 2001 and prior to serving as assistant principal at East she was the instructional coordinator at Park Middle School and interim associate principal at Goodrich Middle School.

She was an English teacher in San Antonio, Texas, before moving back home to Lincoln.

She will begin her new duties July 1.

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Margaret Reist is a Lincoln native, the mom of three high school graduates now navigating college and an education junkie who covers students, teachers and policymakers inside and outside the K-12 classroom.

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