Jodie Mills - Administrator of Teaching & Learning
Jodie Mills has successfully served Idaho students for 30 years, beginning her career as a paraprofessional and a teacher, and then serving in multiple school, district and state leadership roles.
She has served Idaho’s public school students and families as:
- Science/PE Teacher (1991-1999, Minidoka County School District);
- Assistant Principal (1997-1999, Minidoka County School District);
- Director of Federal Programs & Assessments (1999-2004, Minidoka County School District);
- Director of Testing, Data Analysis & Technology (2004-2007, Cassia County School District);
- High School Principal (2007-2009, Cassia County School District);
- Systems Improvement Coordinator (2009-2011, Idaho State Department of Education);
- Education Solutions Manager (2011-2012, SchoolNet, Inc.); and
- Chief Academic Officer (2012 to present, Caldwell School District).
Jodie has advocated for students on numerous statewide committees such as the Red Tape Committee and the State of Idaho Education Assessment Task Force. In addition, she has shared her expertise on providing access to high-impactful instruction for all students while creating “student-owned” learning environments on the national and international stage presenting at the National Visible Learning Conference (2017, 2018 & 2019); and the Osiris World Education Summit (2019, Edinburgh, Scotland; 2021, London, England).
Jodie is motivated and passionate about partnering with professional learning communities at all levels to create synergistic environments for developing positive student learning and optimal success. She brings extensive experience with instructional leader mentorship and meaningful professional development. Jodie is extremely committed to providing a reciprocal relationship between expectations of learning and equal opportunities for all learners.
As Boise School District’s Administrator of Teaching & Learning, Jodie will provide leadership, coordination, and administrative support in the ongoing development, implementation, and administration of all phases of the District curriculum, teaching, learning and assessment cycle. She will focus on ways to improve learning outcomes and opportunities for students and teachers by the continual analysis of teaching practices, professional development opportunities, curriculum and assessment data.
Jodie earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education from Western Montana College, a Masters of Education degree in Education Administration from the University of Idaho, and an Education Specialist degree in Education Leadership/Superintendency from the University of Idaho.