Meet the MacArthur Leadership Team

 Dr. Linda Miller, Interim Principal

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Dr. Linda Miller, Interim Principal

Dr. Linda Miller has been selected to serve as interim principal at Douglas MacArthur Elementary School while we engage in a national search for a permanent principal. 

Dr. Miller is a retired administrator from the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, in Nashville, Tennessee. Over a career spanning 32 years, Dr. Miller has served as an administrator in elementary, middle and high schools. She also served for seven years as an adjunct professor and research associate at the university level, five years as a consultant and one year as director of a non-profit center. She recently moved to the area to be closer to her family and lives in the MacArthur neighborhood!

Dr. Miller will be supported by Steven Geter and Rebecca Pittman, who are joining the team at MacArthur Elementary as its new assistant principals. Geter and Pitman will be working at the school beginning in July.

 Rebecca Pittman, Assistant Principal

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Rebecca Pittman, Assistant Principal

Rebecca Pittman is a proven instructional leader with ten years of progressive leadership experience in diverse educational settings. She currently serves as a data intervention coach and testing coordinator at Matthew Maury Elementary School. She has worked in Alexandria schools since 2013, including teaching fourth grade at Mount Vernon Community School, and she previously worked in Baltimore. Pittman’s leadership style is collaborative and supportive and she uses data to evaluate and lead in a way that improves teaching and learning. She holds a Masters in Education and Administration from Grand Canyon University. Her Bachelor of Science is from Virginia Tech. Pittman is also a leader in implementing Multi-Tiered Systems of Supports (MTSS) to help struggling students.


 

 Steven Geter, Assistant Principal

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Steven Geter, Assistant Principal


Steven Geter is a results-driven educational professional with more than 12 years of classroom experience. He has been working in ACPS since 2008 and has completed an assistant principal internship with a focus on parent and community partnerships. He is a National Board Certified Teacher, having taught all levels of U.S. History and World History as well as math and special education. He holds two Master of Arts degrees from George Mason University, the most recent in Educational Leadership and before that in Education. Geter also holds a certification in Restorative Practices and has led professional development courses for teachers on using technology, incorporating AP into curriculum, as well as building reading strategies across the curriculum.