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Meet the Administration

 James "Skip" Hanlon--Principal

Mr. Hanlon is in his eighth year as Principal at Ackerman Elementary. Before coming to Ackerman, he spent two years as the Assistant Principal at Wheeler Elementary, also in Millard Public Schools. Prior to that Mr. Hanlon worked as a school improvement facilitator, educational consultant and a 6th grade reading, language arts and math teacher.

A Nebraska native, Mr. Hanlon was born and raised in Chadron. He graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University with his elementary education degree. He continued his education at Doane College earning a master's degree in the area of curriculum and instruction and another master's degree in educational administration.

When he is not at school, he enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and traveling.
Meredith Schneider--Administrative Intern

Ms. Schneider is in her first year as Administrative Intern at Ackerman Elementary. Previous to joining Millard Public Schools, she was the K-2 Student Support Specialist in Blair, Nebraska for two years. She has also taught second and third grade.

Ms. Schneider is originally from Malcolm, Nebraska. She graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in elementary education and K-8 art education. She received her master's degree in educational administration from Doane College.

When Ms. Schneider is not at school, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, crafting, and being out in the sun by the water!