Mustangs Welcome New School Improvement Director

September 17, 2014 (Independence, IA) – The Independence Community School District (ICSD) is pleased to welcome Danielle Meyer as the Director of School Improvement.

Meyer is a 1999 graduate from Waterloo Columbus, where she was active in an array of athletics.  She coached volleyball, basketball and softball while attending the University of Northern Iowa, where she attained her B.S. in History Education. In December 2013 she achieved her Masters of Educational Administration from Iowa State University.

Meyer was a 7-12 grade History teacher at Price Laboratory School for 3 and a half years; a 7th grade Social Studies teacher at Hoover Middle School for 4 years; and a PBIS Coordinatior (Positive Behavior Intervention & Support) for Waterloo West High School, where she worked on professional learning with staff members for 2 years.

Currently residing in Hudson, Danielle and her Husband, Tony, have three children; Callie, 4th grade; Christopher, 1st grade; and Curran, 3 years old.

Meyer states, “Though I wear many hats in this position, my focus is on the big picture of helping to make the Independence Community School District second to none. Through initiatives, goals, and keeping the school and community informed, I’m determined to make sure we are the best we can be.”

With Meyer’s zeal and focus on the future, she will be an effective leader in moving the ICSD into a new era. Feel free to contact the Director of School Improvement at or by calling 319.334-7400.


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Danielle Meyer is named the new School Improvement Director.

Danielle Meyer is named the new School Improvement Director.