Austin Public Schools is pleased to announce the hiring of Paula Ziems as the new Dean of Students at Ellis Middle School.

Ziems has worked as a Special Education Teacher at Austin High School since 2017 and holds a Master’s in Special Education and multiple graduate teaching certificates from Mankato State University.

Dean of Students is a new position at Ellis Middle School, created as part of an administrative reorganization to create a single campus and leadership structure between Ellis Middle School and IJ Holton Intermediate School.