Long time Centennial administrator, Marin Miller, brings 22 years of experience to new role

Centennial School District announced that it is hiring Marin Miller as the new Centennial High School principal for the upcoming school year.COURTESY PHOTO: CENTENNIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT  - Marin Miller will start his new role beginning Friday, July 1.

Miller will start his new role beginning Friday, July 1. Miller is succeeding current Principal Mairi Scott-Aguirre who is retiring at the end of June.

Miller is currently the principal of Powell Butte Elementary in Centennial School District, a position he has held for the past six years.

Miller has over 22 years in education with experience at the elementary, middle and high school levels.

"Being selected as the Centennial High School Principal and being able to serve and make a difference in the Centennial community is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity," Miller said. "I am excited to serve our community in this new role."

Before serving as principal at Powell Butte, Miller served as principal of Saghalie Middle School and Twin Lakes Elementary and as assistant principal of Lakota Middle School at Federal Way Public Schools in Federal Way, Washington.

Miller also worked at the high school level, completing an administrative internship serving as the graduation coordinator at Todd Beamer High School, also in Federal Way Public Schools. Former roles at the high school level also include 9th-12th grade science teacher; science department head; summer school coordinator; and academy facilitator for math, science, health and fitness. He was also a 9th grade math and science teacher at the junior high level.

"As I have been transitioning into the new role, I have been meeting with Centennial High School staff, students, families, coaches, community partners, and community members to listen and learn about what's important to them about the school," Miller said. "I am excited to continue to build upon the many great successes that have already been accomplished and help support this work next school year."

Miller has a bachelor's degree in biology from Pacific Lutheran University and a master's degree in teaching from City University. He's received the following administrative certifications: COSA Oregon Professional License and Principal License; Washington State Professional Principal Certificate; and National Board Certification Facilitator.

Miller is also pursuing a doctoral degree in education from Concordia University Chicago.

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