Heather Ramaglia has been selected as the Principal of Wiesbaden High School and considers it a great honor to serve the Wiesbaden community.
For the past two years, Dr. Ramaglia has been a part of the DoDEA team as an Assistant Principal at Stuttgart High School. While working at Stuttgart High School, she helped lead professional development in the building with respect to the CCRS implementation and Priority One, and she actively supported instruction in order to enhance student learning. Dr. Ramaglia was an embedded member of the Stuttgart Community and worked to mentor students and staff alike.
Prior to her time at Stuttgart High School, Dr. Ramaglia worked at DoDEA Headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia as a secondary Mathematics Instructional Systems Specialist. She joined DoDEA in 2016 to assist with the CCRSM implementation. While working at Headquarters, she collaborated with the virtual high school to create and implement new math course programs, helped to develop secondary CCRSM guidance and expectations, curriculum materials, and inform and deliver the development of professional learning for secondary math teachers.
Before joining DoDEA, Dr. Ramaglia taught middle school math for six years in a public school district outside of Kansas City that served as a center for English Language Learners. She also taught as an adjunct professor in the math department at a community college outside of Kansas City for five years. Dr. Ramaglia spent five years as a secondary district level math curriculum specialist for two public school districts in Kansas and Missouri, assisting both school systems with their initial implementation of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics. During that time, Dr. Ramaglia also worked to support the K-5 math implementation, writing across the curriculum implementation, Next Generation Science Standards implementation, and she supported the math and science collaboration for Project Lead the Way’s Biomedical and Engineering programs.
Dr. Ramaglia received a Bachelor of Science in Education with minors in English and mathematics, and a Master of Science in Mathematics Education from the University of Kansas. Dr. Ramaglia received an endorsement for Teaching English as a Second Language from Pittsburg State University, and a Master of Science in School Leadership from Baker University. She also received a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on Secondary Mathematics Education from Kansas State University.
Dr. Ramaglia is the daughter of a US Navy veteran who served in Vietnam. She has been married for fourteen years to her husband Tim, who is the son of a West Point graduate. They have two daughters, ages 12 and 9, and one son who recently turned 5. As a family they enjoy learning about new cultures, exploring and learning new languages, cooking, family, and friends.
Dr. Ramaglia looks forward to working with and supporting the students, staff and community, and learning all there is to know about Wiesbaden High School and the Wiesbaden community. She is excited and optimistic for the new school year and proudly joins the Wiesbaden Warriors.