Meet the Principal

Welcome to Jessie Rouse Elementary!  

As the Principal, I am excited to work with you and your student(s) to build the Jessie Rouse family!    I have been an educator in the Saginaw Public Schools for almost thirty years serving as a teacher, coach, and administrator.  . I live in the city of Saginaw with my two children, Olivia and Jaxson, and love my community.  I attended Hope College, completed Student Teaching in Chicago, and finished my Master’s Degree at Saginaw Valley State University.   I love books and encouraging kids to enjoy reading the right book for them.  I believe all students deserve the best public education, and that we are here to provide that opportunity.  

The Jessie Rouse staff  is a family that cares about the students, parents, and community. . We are dedicated to helping our students achieve their highest level of success in an environment that is safe, welcoming, and supportive of all students.  We value personal responsibility, growing students academically, and supporting social-emotional learning.  Relationships are the foundation of the work we do with our students, families, and community.  We are a hard-working, caring, and committed staff ready to educate the next generation.   

We focus on the following skills across the school in every aspect of our day..  

P- Politeness

A- Achievement

W – Willing to Learn

S – Safety

On behalf of the Jessie Rouse family, we look forward to working together with you and your student(s). I am committed to serving you, and believe we can solve any issue together..  Please make sure to join our Facebook family of “Jessie Rouse Bulldogs”  to keep up on communications. My office is always open to your questions and concerns in order to positively impact the education of our students.  Together, we are “PAWSOME!”

Best regards,

Mandi Kitterman-Miller

PS – Do you want to know more about Ms. Kitterman-Miller’s vision?  Check it out here;  #BulldogStrong