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Steve Giles

West Jordan Elementary Principal

I am excited to be a part of the Hawthorn Academy Team!

I am a career educator with 35 years of experience, with 26 of those years as a school administrator. I have taught in Japan, Germany, and Utah at all levels including universities. I love both teaching and learning and look forward to continuing both passions here at the Hawthorn Academy.

My wife and I have been blessed with three amazing children and five wonderful grandchildren who are spread from one coast to the other. I love spending time with my wife and we enjoy travel.

My door is always open and I look forward to welcoming you both into the school and my office where you can learn more about our school and to share and exchange ideas regarding ways we can improve our work.