School Improvement/Data/Assessment


Nathan Pierantoni is in his 16thyear in education.   He earned his Alternative License in Secondary Education from San Juan College in Farmington, New Mexico and he holds a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from New Mexico Highlands University.  He is a National Board Certified Early Adolescence Science Teacher. Prior to his work as an educator, Mr. Pierantoni worked as a professional archaeologist in regions spanning from the Middle East to the Southwestern United States. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Classical Archaeology from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in Maritime Archaeology from the University of Southampton, England.  

Mr. Pierantoni has served as a science and gifted teacher (Heights Middle School), Assistant Principal (Farmington High School), and Principal (Heights Middle School).

In his current role as Director of School Improvement, Data, and Assessment, Mr. Pierantoni seeks to improve educational outcomes for all Farmington students.  To do this, he collaborates with principals and teachers to acknowledge successes and investigate opportunities that lead to increased student learning. He works closely with teachers, principals and district leaders to set strategy and targets that lead to sustained student achievement, through the use of 90-day plans and practices that lead to High Reliability Schools.  

In addition to his work inside of the schools, he leads a department that develops and maintains student information systems, state reporting, local data systems, as well as local and state-level assessment systems.