Meredith Arldt joined Salem in 2015 as our school Principal. Mrs. Arldt served as a principal for three years at Christian School in Colorado and was a middle school Assistant Principal for seven years in Texas.
Mrs. Arldt received her Bachelor’s Degree from Concordia University Irvine in 1997 and her Master’s Degree in Elementary Administration in 2007 from Concordia University Nebraska.
There are many amazing scripture verses that have impacted Mrs. Arldt. One of her favorite verses can be found in Jeremiah 29, “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you. Plans to giving you hope and a future.” It is amazing to know that the Lord has blessed us with the assurance that he has amazing intentions for us as his creation.
Mrs. Arldt enjoys working with students in develop the skills necessary to develop into critical thinkers. She enjoys watching the dive into conversations and ask questions as they work to fully understand and process new information.
The beach, reading books and spending time with family are the biggest joys for Mrs. Arldt when she is away from Salem. So, relaxing with a good book at the beach with the family is high on her list of things to do!
When Mrs. Arldt was in high school, she was chosen to participate with other students in North Carolina to sing at Carnegie Hall in New York City. It was a time full amazing memories and ones that she will carry with her for a lifetime.