Dana Westermann  
About Dana Westermannpurple line

Dana Westermann, the Assistant Principal at Lagos Elementary, is from St. Louis, Missouri. She earned her BS in Education at William Jewell College in Liberty, MO, a MaED in Curriculum and Technology, as well as a MaEd in Leadership and Administration at the University of Phoenix. Dana married her high school sweetheart, David and they have two boys: Beck is 12 (a seventh grader at Altadena Middle School), and Max is 8 years old (a third grader at Sierra).  

Dana’s teaching/administrative history includes:

  • 6 years at Bunker Hill Elementary in Houston, Texas; taught grades 2 and 5.
  • 2 years at Cairo American College in Cairo, Egypt; taught 8th grade American History/ L.A.
  • 6 years at Aprende Middle School; taught 8th grade Algebra/Pre-Algebra.
  • 6 months at Lomas as a Title I teacher.
  • 4 years at Sierra as Assistant Principal.
  • 2 years at Estrella, Assistant Principal, alternating with Sierra.

Dana’s accomplishments include racing in 6 marathons, 5 triathlons and many other various races. She also climbed to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro, biked across the Northern part of Scotland, and taught herself how to knit.

She likes hiking, swimming, running, reading, 1000 piece jigsaw puzzles, Sudoku, and watching really bad reality TV.
One of Dana's favorite things is working with the staff at her school and getting to know the amazing students who attend Lagos.  She thinks that she has the greatest job of all!
The District provides interpreter/translation services in Spanish and other languages for applicants, parents, students and others, free of charge. If you need such assistance, please contact Dr. Shari Dukes, Director at (480) 541-1150 or via email at ludero@kyrene.org.

El Distrito de Kyrene ofrece servicios de interprete/traducción en español y en otros idiomas sin costo alguno para padres, estudiantes y solicitantes. Si necesita asistencia, puede contactar a la directora Dr. Shari Dukes al (480) 541-1150 o ludero@kyrene.org.