Wells Middle School is excited to welcome Dr. Ean Ainsworth as its new principal beginning with the 2015-16 school year.


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    Dr. Ainsworth has a 15-year career in public education, all in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District. For the past four years, he has served as the Principal at Valley View Middle School in Pleasant Hill. He has taught 8th grade English/History Core, served as a History and AP History teacher, as well as the Social Studies Department Chair at Mt. Diablo High School, and Vice Principal at Riverview Middle School.
    Dr. Ainsworth has received several grants and awards for his endeavors and accomplishments, including an HP Teaching for Technology grant, a California Partnership Academy Team of the Year Award, and grants from the Pleasant Hill Educational Foundation. He also serves as a middle grades Council Representative for ASCA, Region 6.


    Dr. Ainsworth earned his Bachelor's Degree in history at CSU East Bay, his Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction at Chapman University and his Doctorate in Education with a focus in Organizational Leadership at Brandman University. Dr. Ainsworth is married and the father of three young  sons.