1064Kim Tierney is currently in her sixth year as a Principal at Maple Grove Elementary School.  Mrs. Tierney has served as a principal for twelve years within two Iowa school districts: the Waukee Community School District and also the Denver Community School District in Denver, Iowa.  Previous to her principalship, she was an elementary teacher within the Waukee Community School District at both Eason Elementary and Waukee Elementary and has also served the district as the Head Varsity Volleyball Coach.  In 2014 Kim was selected as Iowa’s Elementary Principal of the Year and as a National Distinguished Principal.

Kim has earned degrees at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, IA and Iowa State University in Ames, IA.  She resides within the Waukee District with her husband Casey and their two children, Kadyn and Kyle.