Region VI Director

Jeff Peterson


Summit View Elementary
2100 Summit Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53188



Jeff Peterson is currently the Principal at Summit View INC, magnet school of Integrated Arts, Design and Creativity in the School District of Waukesha, WI. Jeff is certified as a School Superintendent and misses the 4th grade classroom he started teaching in every day. Jeff initiated the idea of transforming the district's largest elementary school into the magnet school it is today. He oversees the district summer enrichment program, provides supervision to students earning their principal licenses and most enjoys building relationships with his school community and providing an engaging experience for students. Summit View has partenerships with the Innovative Schools Network, First Stage Children's Theater, and works with the Kennedy Center in Washington DC. In his previous positions, Jeff had an integral role in developing and implementing a K-12 Chinese language program. His school was a 2016 Magnet School of Excellence award winner. Jeff was also awarded a proclamation my the Mayor for his school leadership and contributions to the community.  

Outside of school, Jeff spends time in his yard, which has been selected an unprecendented two different times to be on the Racine Garden Club tour and works on creative "projects".