Qualified Leader for Naperville District 203

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District 203 School Board:  Accomplishments & Awards

  • Illinois State Board of Education Award, "Those Who Excel" School Board Member

  • Illinois Association of School Boards Award, Master School Board Member

  • Vice President of School Board since 2017

  • District 203 highest number of exemplary schools in the state for K-12 unit districts

  • Saved taxpayers $32.7 million

    • Debt service levy abatement​ 

    • Early buy back of bonds from 2008

    • Reduction in general levy (very rare for school districts)

    • Reimbursement allocation of $10 million

  • Nationally recognized approach to social emotional learning

District 203 School Board:  Initiatives 

  • Remote learning and live streaming hybrid learning during pandemic 

  • All-day kindergarten

  • Expanded early childhood services

  • Expanded summer learning opportunities

  • Focus on closing achievement gaps

  • Focus on culturally responsive practices

  • New curriculum - English language arts, math, science and social studies

  • Digital learning initiative - a device for every student

  • Increased and integrated STEM opportunities

  • College and career counseling and readiness

  • Multi-tiered system of support for every student

  • Master facility plan and secure entry improvements

  • Updated demographic study and long term projections on enrollment

  • Learning commons transitions to collaborative learning environments

  • New Business INCubator course, an entrepreneurial collaboration with our community businesses

District 203 Community Leadership, Committees & Awards

  • "Those Who Excel" Community Award

  • Distinguished Educator Nominations

  • Standard-Bearer School District Process Assessment Design Team

  • K-12 Mathematics Curriculum Committee

  • Textbook adoption committees

  • Curriculum and assessment development

  • Staff development leader for technology

  • Statistical analysis of IGAP scores

  • School Improvement Interdisciplinary Design Team

  • Transportation Cost Analysis for District 203 Board of Education

  • Masters work included observations of NUMA negotiations and review of legal documents

Experience as Educator

  • Mathematics Teacher, Naperville North High School

  • Athletic Trainer, Naperville North High School

  • Instructor 'Math Methods for Elementary School Teachers', North Central College

  • Junior High Youth Ministry Leader, Good Shepherd Church, Naperville

  • Mathematics Textbook Reviewer

  • Implemented individualized web based learning plan for students

  • Tutoring from junior high to college level mathematics 

Volunteer Leadership Roles

  • Cross Country Coach, Naperville Central High School

  • Home & School Committee Chair & member of 8 committees 

  • Committee Chair, Boy Scout Troop 75, Naperville

  • Philmont and various High Adventure Leader, Boy Scout Troop 75

  • Den Leader, Cub Scout Pack 565

  • Chess Coach, Scott School Chess Club

  • Past-President, Hobson School Parent Board

  • Hobson School, Owl Award and Advisory Board

  • Soccer Coach, Naperville Park District

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