Dr. Krista Primrose, PPHS Chief Academic Officer

Purdue Polytechnic High School Appoints Chief Academic Officer

Inspired by positive student outcomes and rooted in mastery-based learning

Throughout Women’s History Month, Purdue Polytechnic High School (PPHS) celebrates the achievements of women leaders in STEM education. One such woman is Dr. Krista Primrose, who has recently been appointed as the Chief Academic Officer for Purdue Polytechnic High School.

Dr. Primrose joined the PPHS family in 2019 as Director of Curriculum and has been a driving force behind the school's data-driven approach to learning. Her passion is fueled by her dedication to enhancing access to high-quality education for all students regardless of background or ability.

Dr. Primrose brings a background of competency-based education, mastery-based performance assessment, and expertise in instructional practices. She earned her bachelor's degrees in English and Communication studies at Manchester University and her master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Olivet Nazarene University. She then went on to earn her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Purdue University - West Lafayette. Throughout her career, Dr. Primrose has worked as an educator and leader at both the high school and university levels.

As Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Primrose will continue to lead PPHS in its mission to provide an innovative, student-centered, and project-based curriculum designed to help students hone their real-world skills and prepare for success in the 21st-century workforce. 

Purdue Polytechnic High School is grateful for Dr. Primrose and for all of the incredible women who work tirelessly to improve outcomes for students! Read more about Dr. Primrose’s exciting academic initiatives here!


Published on 3/9/2023