During his four-year tenure at Westside Intermediate, the school earned several recognitions and accomplishments. In 2013, Westside Intermediate was named an EGATE School, Excellence in Gifted and Talented Education School which allows for 5 years of recognition until renewal. The school was recognized in 2014 with a Maryland Senate Resolution. In 2014, Mrs. Bonenberger’s 3rd grade class received the ARC of Maryland Award. The school received a Maryland House of Delegates Resolution, a Maryland General Assembly Official Citation, and a State of Maryland Proclamation for “Together We Are Better: Celebrating Diversity,” a competition that promotes respect, anti-bullying, and inclusion of students with and without disabilities. The school was a Fuel Up to Play 60 Touchdown School since 2013, a Let’s Move Active School since 2014, and was a PBIS Maryland Recognition School, achieving Gold for the last 4 years. Westside was named School of the Year for 2014 – 2015 and 2015 – 2016 by the Maryland Center for Character Education at Stevenson University. Westside Intermediate also saw an increase in the National School Breakfast Program and an increase in Destination Imagination involvement.
During his career in Wicomico County, Mr. Miller has been recognized for his outstanding leadership in the Annual Math 24 Game Tournament, the Code of Conduct Revision Committee, the Consistent Attire Program (CAP), and multiple Professional Development sessions and initiatives focused on student achievement in the areas of mathematics and reading. Among his many accomplishments was organizing a multi-cultural community event to bring Ravens NFL Offensive Tackle, Michael Oher, to Prince Street School in February 2012.
Jason began his career in Wicomico Schools as a teacher in July 2003 at Pinehurst Elementary School. He moved on to the role of a Mathematics Professional Development Coach working at Delmar and West Salisbury Elementary schools assisting new teachers and delivering hands-on professional development through modeling and co-teaching. He was interim assistant principal at Delmar Elementary and served as assistant principal at Delmar Elementary and Westside Intermediate prior to moving to Prince Street Elementary School in 2011. He served as principal of Westside Intermediate School from 2012 – 2016. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor for Salisbury University.
Jason Miller was born and raised in Salisbury, MD. He attended Wicomico County Public Schools, graduating from Parkside High School, and furthered his education at Salisbury University. There he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education graduating Summa Cum Laude and a Master of Education Degree in Public School Administration.
Mr. Miller returned to Prince Street in July 2016. During his first year, the school was awarded the PBIS Gold Award for 9 years straight. The school was also recognized as a National Let’s Move Active School and a Maryland Center for Character Education School of the Year. Mr. Miller looks forward to continuing the surge of excellence in taking Prince Street from Good to GREAT! He is looking forward to continuing to work with the students, parents and guardians, staff and community.
Updated: Sep 12 2017
Ms. Kimberly M. Waters is a product of Wicomico County Public Schools and the proud mother of one musically talented son. After graduating from James M. Bennett Sr. High School in 1989, she attended Towson State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education in 1994. She began her teaching career in Baltimore County as a 5th grade teacher at Hernwood Elementary School. For the 13 years, she was fortunate to hold many leadership positions. Not only was she the Grade level Chairperson, the ILT (Instructional Leadership Team) Chairperson, and mentor teacher to numerous student teachers, she also became the Multicultural Liaison between her school and the Board of Education where she was given the privilege of speaking at several National Multicultural Conferences for the County across the United States. Through this partnership, she was also given the opportunity to teach several graduate classes surrounding the topic of Multicultural Education. In this role, she was able to meet with other teachers, office staff, custodians, and administrators from across Baltimore County.
After leaving Baltimore County and returning to Wicomico County, Ms. Waters was hired as a 5th grade teacher at East Salisbury Elementary School. She remained in that position for 4 years. During this time, she continued to serve as the liaison for Multicultural Education between her school and the Wicomico County Board of Education. From there, she served as a Media Specialist and later the Dean of Students. While in this role, she earned her master’s Degree in Leadership and Supervision from Salisbury University in 2014. That same year, she was promoted to Assistant Principal at Beaver Run Elementary and severed in that position until the end of 2017-2018 school year. She will begin her tenure as the Assistant Principal of Prince Street Elementary School for the 2018-2019.
This is her 24th year in education and she looks forward to start this and every school year. She aspires for herself the same that she hopes for all students that she encounters daily … to learn something new!
Updated: Jul 22 2018