• From the Desk of the Principal:


    Mr. Ryan Beardsley proudly serves as the Principal of David G. Millen Middle School.  Before his assignment at Millen, he served as the Principal of Golden Poppy School for four years.  He also served in the role of Assistant Principal at several sites including Desert Willow, Golden Poppy, and Los Amigos.

    Prior to his administrative career, Mr. Beardsley served as Administrative Intern, Special Project Teacher, Curriculum Resource Teacher, and taught fourth grade at Cimarron Elementary.  He also taught grades two and three at Summerwind Elementary following his move to Palmdale School District from the Sulphur Springs District where he taught third grade at Pinetree Elementary.

    Mr. Beardsley currently holds a Master of the Arts Degree in Educational Administration and a Master of the Arts Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from California State University, Bakersfield.  He completed his undergraduate studies at San Diego State University where he earned his Bachelor of the Arts Degree in Liberal Studies-Education.  He is the proud father of three children, and his wife Christina currently teaches at Summerwind Elementary.


    Ryan Beardsley
    David G. Millen Principal